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Arizona v. Nunez-Diaz

Petition for certiorari denied on March 30, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-645 Ariz. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether the respondent, Hector Sebastion Nunez-Diaz, is categorically barred from establishing prejudice under Strickland v. Washington for a Padilla v. Kentucky / Lee v. United States claim because, as an unauthorized alien, he is without any legal right to remain in the United States; and (2) whether the Arizona Supreme Court erred in finding Strickland prejudice, where inter alia there was no evidence that the respondent had a viable defense either to the criminal charges or deportation.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 03 2019Application (19A385) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 14, 2019 to November 14, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Oct 07 2019Application (19A385) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until November 14, 2019.
Nov 14 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 19, 2019)
Nov 26 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 19, 2019 to January 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 29 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 21, 2020.
Dec 19 2019Brief amicus curiae of Landmark Legal Foundation filed.
Jan 17 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 21, 2020 to February 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 17 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 20, 2020.
Feb 20 2020Brief of respondent Hector Nunez-Diaz in opposition filed.
Mar 10 2020Reply of petitioner State of Arizona filed. (Distributed)
Mar 11 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/27/2020.
Mar 30 2020Petition DENIED.
 
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