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Ham v. Breckon

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-763 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a district court has jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 to review a claim that a federal prisoner’s sentence is invalid in light of an intervening and retroactively applicable statutory-interpretation decision of the Supreme Court, when circuit precedent foreclosed the claim at the time of the prisoner’s prior motion under 28 U.S.C. § 2255.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 18 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 23, 2021)
Dec 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 23, 2021 to January 24, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 17 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 24, 2022.
Dec 23 2021Brief amicus curiae of Howard University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic filed.