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Floyd v. Alabama

Petition for certiorari denied on December 4, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-9304 Ala. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether, when the Alabama Supreme Court failed to apply the reasoning and analysis mandated by the Supreme Court's decision in Foster v. Chatman, the U.S. Supreme Court should intervene to enforce its precedents following Batson v. Kentucky, which prohibit discrimination in jury selection on the basis of race or gender.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 29 2017Application (16A949) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 20, 2017 to May 22, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Apr 07 2017Application (16A949) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until May 22, 2017.
May 22 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due June 26, 2017)
Jun 26 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 26, 2017.
Jul 25 2017Brief of respondent Alabama in opposition filed.
Aug 10 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
Aug 29 2017Record Requested.
Sep 21 2017Record received from the Supreme Court of Alabama. The record is electronic.
Sep 28 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/13/2017.
Oct 06 2017Rescheduled.
Oct 23 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/27/2017.
Oct 30 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/3/2017.
Nov 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/9/2017.
Nov 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/21/2017.
Nov 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/1/2017.
Dec 04 2017Petition DENIED Statement of Justice Sotomayor respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)