|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-95||9th Cir.||Not Argued||Nov 17, 2014||TBD||TBD||OT 2014|
Holding: Even if, at Frost’s robbery trial, the state trial court violated the Constitution when it held that state law prohibited Frost from simultaneously contesting his liability and arguing duress during closing arguments, it was not clearly established that such a mistake constitutes a structural error requiring the automatic reversal of Frost’s conviction.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 25 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 28, 2014)|
|Aug 19 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 29, 2014.|
|Aug 28 2014||Brief amici curiae of The States of Arizona, et al. filed.|
|Sep 29 2014||Brief of respondent Joshua James Frost in opposition filed.|
|Sep 29 2014||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Joshua James Frost.|
|Oct 14 2014||Reply of petitioner Patrick Glebe, Superintendent, Stafford Creek Corrections Center filed.|
|Oct 15 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 31, 2014.|
|Nov 3 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 7, 2014.|
|Nov 10 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 14, 2014.|
|Nov 17 2014||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.|
|Nov 17 2014||Petition GRANTED. Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)|
|Dec 19 2014||JUDGMENT ISSUED|
#SCOTUS announces that it will hold a formal, although "purely ceremonial," investiture ceremony for Justice Amy Coney Barrett next Friday. Attendance at the ceremony is by invitation only, & press coverage will be pooled. Full announcement is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/publicinfo/press/pressreleases/pr_09-24-21
Need a refresher on "cert before judgment" practice at SCOTUS? We've got you covered.
@steve_vladeck examined the practice (among other types of extraordinary relief) in 2018: https://www.scotusblog.com/2018/12/power-versus-discretion-extraordinary-relief-and-the-supreme-court/
And Kevin Russell wrote a detailed explainer in 2011:
Abortion providers in Texas return to Supreme Court, now asking the justices for immediate review on the merits of their challenge to the state’s six-week abortion ban (cert. before judgment)
The Supreme Court will have a new oral argument procedure when they return to the bench Oct. 4. There will be an opportunity for individual questioning by each justice in order of seniority.
Interesting new procedure for oral arguments when the justices return to in-person arguments next month. Does it increase the chances that we will continue to hear from Justice Thomas, who was an active participant using the taking-turns format? https://twitter.com/GregStohr/status/1440318536723812363
NEW: The Supreme Court just released its December argument calendar. Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the term's big abortion case, will be argued Dec. 1.
#SCOTUS will hear oral argument in Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade on Dec. 1. Full December argument calendar is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_calendars/MonthlyArgumentCalDecember2021.pdf
We noted yesterday that Justice Thomas was speaking at Notre Dame but that there was no livestream. A video of his speech is now posted: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kb4bFYdujA
Thomas criticized the media and defended the court's independence. Seems to be a theme among the justices lately.
💥 Breyer continues book tour (including @colbertlateshow two nights ago).
💥 Barrett gave a speech Sunday @uofl.
💥 Thomas is slated to give the 2021 Tocqueville Lecture today @NotreDame (but, like Barrett's speech, there is apparently no livestream).
Incidentally, Gorsuch had been scheduled to give a speech at the University of Wyoming today, but his visit was canceled due to COVID.
Nothing from Kagan or Gorsuch though 😢 https://twitter.com/SCOTUSblog/status/1438530948207874050