|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: (1) Whether permanently attaching a GPS tracking device to a sex offender’s body and continuously tracking her in public and private places solely on the basis of her prior conviction for a sex offense and not on her current dangerousness constitutes punishment such that imposing it post-sentencing violates the Ex Post Facto Clause; and (2) whether permanently attacking a GPS tracking device to a sex offender’s body and continuously tracking her in public and private places for ten years without review solely on the basis of her prior conviction for a sex offense and not on her current dangerousness violates the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 27 2013||Application (13A347) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 22, 2013 to December 21, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Oct 7 2013||Application (13A347) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 21, 2013.|
|Dec 21 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 27, 2014)|
|Jan 14 2014||Waiver of right of respondent South Carolina to respond filed.|
|Jan 30 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.|
|Jan 31 2014||Response Requested . (Due March 3, 2014)|
|Mar 3 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 2, 2014.|
|Mar 18 2014||Brief of respondent South Carolina in opposition filed.|
|Apr 3 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 18, 2014.|
|Apr 21 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 25, 2014.|
|Apr 28 2014||Petition DENIED.|
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
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Starting momentarily: Oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case involving Mississippi’s attempt to ban nearly all abortions after 15 weeks. The state has asked the court to overturn Roe v. Wade. We’ll be live-tweeting the argument here in this thread.
Twenty minutes before the start of oral argument, here’s the scene outside the Supreme Court.
Photos by @katieleebarlow.
TODAY AT SCOTUS: The case that could determine the future of abortion in America. Oral argument begins at 10 a.m. EST. We'll be live-tweeting the full argument. You can also listen live here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/live.aspx.
Here's our preview from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/11/roe-v-wade-hangs-in-balance-as-reshaped-court-prepares-to-hear-biggest-abortion-case-in-decades/
Our cross-platform coverage of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization includes, of course, TikTok. Follow us there if you don't already! And tune in for @katieleebarlow's live dispatch from outside the court tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. EST.
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