|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-535||10th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether a district court that chooses to conduct a resentencing under Section 404 of the First Step Act is prohibited from considering a defendant’s current, legally correct Sentencing Guidelines range.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 20 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 23, 2020)|
|Nov 18 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 23, 2020 to December 23, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Nov 19 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 23, 2020.|
|Dec 18 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 23, 2020 to January 22, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 21 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including January 22, 2021.|
|Jan 22 2021||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Feb 03 2021||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.|
|Feb 03 2021||Reply of petitioner Drew Samuel Bates filed.|
|Feb 10 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/26/2021.|
|Feb 18 2021||Supplemental brief of petitioner Drew Samuel Bates filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 01 2021||Petition DENIED.|
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