|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-1172||7th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.
Issue: Whether the Wisconsin Court of Appeals unreasonably applied the Supreme Court’s precedent when it held that a confession made by a juvenile with significant intellectual and social limitations was voluntary—and, if so, whether on de novo review the confession was involuntary.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 20 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 26, 2018)|
|Feb 26 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 26, 2018 to May 10, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 27 2018||Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Michael A. Dittmann.|
|Feb 28 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 10, 2018.|
|Mar 16 2018||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Brendan Dassey.|
|Mar 22 2018||Brief amici curiae of Juvenile Law Center, et al. filed.|
|Mar 26 2018||Brief amici curiae of Professors of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, et al. filed.|
|Mar 26 2018||Brief amici curiae of Current and Former Prosecutors filed.|
|Mar 26 2018||Brief amici curiae of American Psychological Association, et al. filed.|
|Mar 26 2018||Brief amici curiae of Independent Law Enforcement Instructors and Consultants filed.|
|Mar 26 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Innocence Network filed.|
|May 10 2018||Brief of respondent Michael A. Dittmann in opposition filed.|
|May 25 2018||Reply of petitioner Brendan Dassey filed.|
|May 29 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.|
|Jun 12 2018||Rescheduled.|
|Jun 18 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.|
|Jun 25 2018||Petition DENIED.|
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