|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-1512||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: (1) Whether and under what circumstances the Eighth Amendment authorizes a district court to impose a sentence less than the statutory mandatory minimum; and (2) whether a criminal defendant's waiver of appeal rights made in an agreement to resolve a case prohibits an appeal by the government.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 17 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 21, 2014)|
|Jun 25 2014||Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.|
|Jul 2 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.|
|Sep 24 2014||Response Requested . (Due October 24, 2014)|
|Oct 16 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 24, 2014.|
|Nov 19 2014||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including January 7, 2015.|
|Jan 5 2015||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 9, 2015.|
|Feb 9 2015||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Feb 20 2015||Reply of petitioners Steven Dwight Hammond and Dwight Lincoln Hammond, Jr. filed.|
|Feb 25 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 20, 2015.|
|Mar 23 2015||Petition DENIED.|
It's official: In the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, our readers have chosen CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN as the greatest justice in history. The author of Brown v. Board, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona defeated top-seeded John Marshall in the final round.
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