|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: Whether the government’s actions violated petitioner’s rights by (1) denying him the right to due process in clemency and meaningful access to the clemency process; (2) denying him access to his statutory right to counsel, as codified at 18 U.S.C. § 3599; and (3) impermissibly delegating supervision of the implementation of his death sentence to the Federal Bureau of Prisons in violation of the mandatory provisions of the Federal Death Penalty Act stating that the U.S. Marshal shall supervise the implementation.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 19 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 21, 2020)|
|Nov 19 2020||Application (20A100) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Nov 19 2020||Brief of respondents Barr, Att'y Gen., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 19 2020||Reply of Orlando Cordia Hall submitted.|
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks - SCOTUSblog
It has been nearly 30 years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirme...
Starting momentarily: Oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case involving Mississippi’s attempt to ban nearly all abortions after 15 weeks. The state has asked the court to overturn Roe v. Wade. We’ll be live-tweeting the argument here in this thread.
Twenty minutes before the start of oral argument, here’s the scene outside the Supreme Court.
Photos by @katieleebarlow.
TODAY AT SCOTUS: The case that could determine the future of abortion in America. Oral argument begins at 10 a.m. EST. We'll be live-tweeting the full argument. You can also listen live here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/live.aspx.
Here's our preview from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/11/roe-v-wade-hangs-in-balance-as-reshaped-court-prepares-to-hear-biggest-abortion-case-in-decades/
Our cross-platform coverage of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization includes, of course, TikTok. Follow us there if you don't already! And tune in for @katieleebarlow's live dispatch from outside the court tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. EST.
SCOTUS was inundated with "friend of the court" briefs -- more than 140 of them -- in the abortion case being heard tomorrow. We reviewed them all. Here's a guide to the many arguments being pushed by academics, politicians, & interest groups in the case.
We read all the amicus briefs in Dobbs so you don’t have to - SCOTUSblog
More than 140 amicus briefs were filed in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the potentially momentou...