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Carruthers v. Mays

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-697 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether depriving a criminal defendant of trial counsel against his will, without at least the warnings and voluntary waiver required by Faretta v. California, violates the Sixth Amendment.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 11 2018Application (18A256) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 24, 2018 to November 23, 2018, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 14 2018Application (18A256) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until November 23, 2018.
Nov 23 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 27, 2018)
Dec 26 2018Brief of respondent Tony Mays, Warden in opposition filed.
Jan 09 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.
Jan 09 2019Reply of petitioner Tony Von Carruthers filed. (Distributed)
Term Snapshot