|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Supreme Court’s decision in Ramos v. Louisiana bars Puerto Rico from continuing to authorize non-unanimous acquittals.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 03 2022||Application (21A485) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 10, 2022 to May 2, 2022, submitted to Justice Breyer.|
|Mar 10 2022||Application (21A485) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until May 2, 2022.|
|Apr 28 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 1, 2022)|
|Jun 15 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court will continue to provide a live audio stream of oral arguments in the new term that begins on Monday. https://www.supremecourt.gov/publicinfo/press/pressreleases/pr_09-28-22
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