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Gatewood v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1233 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether cause exists to excuse a habeas petitioner’s procedural default when near-unanimous circuit precedent foreclosed the petitioner’s claim; and (2) whether cause exists to excuse a habeas petitioner’s procedural default when the Supreme Court explicitly overrules one of its precedents.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 02 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 7, 2021)
Mar 31 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 7, 2021 to May 7, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 01 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 7, 2021.
Apr 07 2021Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.
Apr 07 2021Brief amici curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law at NYU School of Law filed.
Apr 27 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 7, 2021 to May 21, 2021, submitted to The Clerk. (Corrected letter received 4/29/21)
Apr 29 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 21, 2021.
May 21 2021Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 27 2021Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
Jun 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/17/2021.
Jun 01 2021Reply of petitioner Johnny Gatewood filed. (Distributed)