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Cromartie v. Ford, Warden

Petition for certiorari denied on November 13, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-6604 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 19

Issues: (1) Whether, if a petitioner’s prior counsel provided deficient representation by failing to obtain or present evidence of innocence, evidence obtained by subsequent diligent counsel should be deemed new evidence of innocence; and (2) whether, when there are material issues of fact regarding a petitioner’s diligence with respect to the presentation of new evidence of innocence, a federal district court should hold a hearing to resolve those issues.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 13 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 13, 2019)
Nov 13 2019Application (19A534) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Nov 13 2019Brief of respondent Ford, Warden in opposition filed.
Nov 13 2019Application (19A534) referred to the Court.
Nov 13 2019Application (19A534) denied by the Court.
Nov 13 2019Petition DENIED.