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Fussell v. Louisiana

Petition for certiorari denied on October 5, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1278 La. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether the due process clause requires that a child receive an individualized hearing before being placed in criminal court to be tried as an adult; and (2) whether a state statute that places children in the exclusive jurisdiction of the state's juvenile courts creates a liberty interest that is protected by the due process clause.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 28 2020Application (19A961) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 10, 2020 to April 24, 2020, submitted to Justice Alito.
Mar 03 2020Application (19A961) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until April 9, 2020.
May 08 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 11, 2020)
Jun 11 2020Waiver of right of respondent Louisiana to respond filed.
Jun 17 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Oct 05 2020Petition DENIED.