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Balbuena v. Cates

Petition for certiorari denied on June 14, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1207 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

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.
May 03 2021Brief of respondent Brian Cates in opposition filed.
May 17 2021Reply of petitioner Alexander Balbuena filed. (Distributed)
May 18 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/3/2021.
Jun 07 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/10/2021.
Jun 14 2021Petition DENIED.