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Beckworth v. Alabama

Petition for certiorari denied on April 18, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-7451 Ala. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether defense counsel may be presumed to have knowledge of exculpatory statements withheld by the prosecution, absent an initial showing otherwise.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 17 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 20, 2016)
Feb 2 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 19, 2016.
Feb 8 2016Brief of respondent Alabama in opposition filed.
Feb 22 2016Reply of petitioner Rex Allen Beckworth filed.
Feb 25 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 18, 2016.
Mar 3 2016Record Requested .
Mar 10 2016Record received from the Court of Criminal Appeals of Alabama. The record is electronic.
Mar 17 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 1, 2016.
Mar 24 2016Rescheduled.
Apr 11 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 15, 2016.
Apr 18 2016Petition DENIED.