|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Florida Supreme Court’s analysis of Chambers v. Mississippi, employing a factor-based approach that has been embraced by some courts but rejected by most others, was unconstitutional.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 10 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due February 14, 2020)|
|Jan 17 2020||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, Inc.|
|Jan 17 2020||Brief amici curiae of Former or Current Prosecutors and Attorneys General filed.|
|Jan 31 2020||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Conservatives Concerned About The Death Penalty.|
|Feb 13 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 14, 2020 to February 24, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 18 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 24, 2020.|
|Feb 24 2020||Brief of respondent Florida in opposition filed.|
|Mar 11 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/27/2020.|
|Mar 11 2020||Reply of petitioner James Dailey filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 19 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Jun 17 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Oct 05 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/9/2020.|
|Oct 13 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.|
|Oct 26 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.|
|Nov 02 2020||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, Inc. GRANTED. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.|
|Nov 02 2020||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Conservatives Concerned About The Death Penalty GRANTED. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.|
|Nov 02 2020||Petition DENIED. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
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