|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-291||3rd Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether the term “covered offense” in the First Step Act of 2018 includes violations of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a) involving crack cocaine to which apply the penalties in Subparagraph (b)(1)(C) (as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 4th and 7th Circuits have determined) or not (as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd, 6th, 10th and 11th Circuits have held).
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 01 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 5, 2020)|
|Sep 30 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 5, 2020 to November 4, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 02 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 4, 2020.|
|Oct 05 2020||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.|
|Oct 05 2020||Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.|
|Oct 28 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 4, 2020 to November 18, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 29 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 18, 2020.|
|Nov 18 2020||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Nov 19 2020||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 15.5. filed.|
|Nov 24 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.|
|Nov 24 2020||Reply of petitioner Jamell Birt filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 07 2020||Supplemental brief of petitioner Jamell Birt filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 04 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Mar 15 2021||Letter of March 15, 2021 from counsel for petitioner filed.|
|Jun 14 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/17/2021.|
|Jun 21 2021||Petition DENIED.|
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks - SCOTUSblog
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Starting momentarily: Oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case involving Mississippi’s attempt to ban nearly all abortions after 15 weeks. The state has asked the court to overturn Roe v. Wade. We’ll be live-tweeting the argument here in this thread.
Twenty minutes before the start of oral argument, here’s the scene outside the Supreme Court.
Photos by @katieleebarlow.
TODAY AT SCOTUS: The case that could determine the future of abortion in America. Oral argument begins at 10 a.m. EST. We'll be live-tweeting the full argument. You can also listen live here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/live.aspx.
Here's our preview from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/11/roe-v-wade-hangs-in-balance-as-reshaped-court-prepares-to-hear-biggest-abortion-case-in-decades/
Our cross-platform coverage of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization includes, of course, TikTok. Follow us there if you don't already! And tune in for @katieleebarlow's live dispatch from outside the court tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. EST.
SCOTUS was inundated with "friend of the court" briefs -- more than 140 of them -- in the abortion case being heard tomorrow. We reviewed them all. Here's a guide to the many arguments being pushed by academics, politicians, & interest groups in the case.
We read all the amicus briefs in Dobbs so you don’t have to - SCOTUSblog
More than 140 amicus briefs were filed in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the potentially momentou...