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Buntion v. Lumpkin

Application for stay of execution is denied on April 21, 2022.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21A632 5th Circ. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should stay the execution of Carl Wayne Buntion so that he can pursue his Eighth Amendment challenge to his extended stay on death row prior to the scheduling of an execution date.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 21 2022Application (21A632) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Alito.
Apr 21 2022Response to application from respondent Bryan Collier, et al. filed.
Apr 21 2022Reply of applicant Carl Buntion filed.
Apr 21 2022Application (21A632) referred to the Court.
Apr 21 2022Application (21A632) denied by the Court. The application for stay of execution of death presented to Justice Alito and by him referred to the Court is denied. Statement of Justice Breyer respecting the denial of application for stay. (Detached Opinion)