|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-5715||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issue: Whether the court appointment of a lawyer not competent to represent an indigent, death-sentenced prisoner at any stage of the initial state collateral proceeding, contrary to the state's guarantee of a right to competent counsel, results in a denial of a 14th Amendment right of access to courts and is in conflict with Johnson v. Avery and Wolff v. McDonnell.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 27 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due September 26, 2019)|
|Aug 27 2019||Application (19A226) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Aug 30 2019||Brief of respondent Texas in opposition filed.|
|Aug 30 2019||Response to application from respondent Texas filed.|
|Sep 03 2019||Reply of petitioner Billy J. Crutsinger filed.|
|Sep 03 2019||Reply of applicant Billy J. Crutsinger filed.|
|Sep 04 2019||Application (19A226) referred to the Court.|
|Sep 04 2019||Petition DENIED.|
|Sep 04 2019||Application (19A226) denied by the Court.|
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