|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: (1) Whether a ten-year-old child in a custodial interrogation can give a voluntary, knowing and intelligent waiver of his rights against self-incrimination and to legal counsel in a criminal case, without further constitutional protections such as mandatory access to legal counsel or an unconflicted adult guardian; (2) whether the presence of petitioner’s conflicted stepmother during his interrogation tainted his purported waiver; and (3) whether petitioner voluntarily, knowingly and intelligently waived his rights under the circumstances.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 14 2016||Motion (15M82) for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the supplemental appendix under seal filed.|
|Jan 14 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 30, 2016)|
|Jan 20 2016||MOTION (15M82) DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 19, 2016.|
|Feb 29 2016||Motion (15M82) for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the supplemental appendix under seal Granted.|
|Mar 18 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 29, 2016.|
|Mar 23 2016||Brief amici curiae of Juvenile Law Center, et al. filed.|
|Mar 29 2016||Brief amicus curiae of American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children filed.|
|Mar 30 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Human Rights Watch filed.|
|Apr 28 2016||Waiver of right of respondent California to respond filed.|
|May 10 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 26, 2016.|
|May 18 2016||Response Requested . (Due June 17, 2016)|
|Jun 16 2016||Brief of respondent California in opposition filed.|
|Jul 5 2016||Reply of petitioner Joseph H. filed.|
|Jul 6 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Oct 3 2016||Petition DENIED.|
The court has rescheduled oral argument in Shinn v. Ramirez, an important case involving habeas rights and the death penalty, for Dec. 8.
#SCOTUS also issues revised December argument calendar, adding Shinn v. Ramirez (moved to December from November to accommodate Texas cases) on Dec. 8: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/10-26-21-Amended-DEC-2021-Monthly-Argument-Session-Calendar.pdf
#SCOTUS issues order on divided argument in next week's Texas abortion cases, allows Texas to file one consolidated (but oversized) brief for both cases: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/102621zr_o7jp.pdf
Happening now outside SCOTUS: Several dozens supporters of expanding the size of the court are holding a rally. Speakers include Sen. Ed Markey, Sen. Tina Smith, and Rep. Mondaire Jones.
On Friday, the Supreme Court moved the Texas abortion litigation off the shadow docket and onto the "rocket docket." @maryrziegler explains how the expedited schedule is an important shift from how the court initially handled the issue in early September.
Supreme speed: The court puts abortion on the rocket docket - SCOTUSblog
Mary Ziegler is a law professor at Florida State University and the author of Abortion and the Law in America: ...
The court has adjusted its November argument schedule to reflect the accelerated consideration of the Texas abortion law.
#SCOTUS issues new oral argument calendar for November in light of today's orders scheduling Texas abortion cases for Nov. 1. Ramirez v. Collier, originally scheduled for Nov. 1, is now set for Nov. 9; Shinn v. Ramirez, originally set for Nov. 1, will be argued in December.
We've got two ways to catch up on what the Supreme Court did today on the Texas anti-abortion law.
For prose lovers, here's @AHoweBlogger's story: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/10/court-wont-block-texas-abortion-ban-but-fast-tracks-cases-for-argument-on-nov-1/
For the more video-inclined, here's @katieleebarlow's TikTok explainer: