|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-5755||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issues: (1) Whether in ruling on a 60(b) motion for relief from judgment, a court can consider “a change in the law” as one of many wide-range of factors, in determining whether extraordinary circumstances are present, warranting relief from judgment; and (2) whether an allegation that an indigent, death-sentenced habeas applicant has been deprived of his statutory right to representation in a 28 U.S.C. § 2254 federal habeas corpus proceeding is an allegation that there existed a structural defect in the integrity of the proceeding, and whether an applicant can challenge that structural defect in a Motion for Relief From the Judgment under Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(b).
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 29 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due September 30, 2019)|
|Aug 29 2019||Application (19A237) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Sep 03 2019||Brief of respondent Lorie Davis in opposition filed.|
|Sep 03 2019||Response to application from respondent Lorie Davis filed.|
|Sep 04 2019||Reply of petitioner Billy J. Crutsinger filed.|
|Sep 04 2019||Application (19A237) referred to the Court.|
|Sep 04 2019||Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Sotomayor respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
|Sep 04 2019||Application (19A237) denied by the Court.|
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