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Cunningham v. Pennsylvania

Petition for certiorari denied on June 9, 2014

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1038 Pa. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether the substantive holding in Miller v. Alabama, that a juvenile convicted of a homicide offense cannot be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole under the Eighth Amendment unless there is consideration of individual mitigating circumstances, applies on collateral review to petitioner.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 6 2014Application (13A713) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 28, 2014 to March 29, 2014, submitted to Justice Alito.
Jan 9 2014Application (13A713) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until February 27, 2014.
Feb 26 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 31, 2014)
Mar 19 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 30, 2014.
Apr 30 2014Brief of respondent Pennsylvania filed.
May 20 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 5, 2014.
Jun 9 2014Petition DENIED.