|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-940||9th Cir.||Not Argued||Apr 26, 2021||9-0||Per Curiam||OT 2020|
Holding: The requirement under 28 U.S.C. § 2254(a) that a habeas petitioner be “in custody pursuant to the judgment of a State court” is not met if the state judgment is simply a necessary predicate to a federal conviction.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded in a per curiam opinion on April 26, 2021.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 07 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 12, 2021)|
|Jan 21 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 12, 2021 to March 15, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jan 22 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 15, 2021.|
|Feb 12 2021||Brief amici curiae of States of Indiana, et al. filed.|
|Mar 15 2021||Brief of respondent Sean Wright in opposition filed.|
|Mar 26 2021||Reply of petitioner Alaska filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.|
|Apr 19 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.|
|Apr 26 2021||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)|
|May 28 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
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