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Balbuena v. Cates

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1207 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a district court filing that seeks to amend a habeas petition pending on appeal constitutes a “second or successive” petition under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 26 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 1, 2021)
Mar 16 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 1, 2021 to May 3, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 17 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 3, 2021.
Apr 01 2021Brief amici curiae of Federal Public Defender, District of Nevada, District of Arizona, Central District of California, and Eastern District of California filed.