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Hernandez-Ramirez v. United States

Petition granted, judgment vacated and case remanded for further consideration in light of Sessions v. Dimaya on May 14, 2018.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-6065 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether the federal generic aggravated-assault offense requires more than a showing of mere recklessness for conviction; and (2) whether the definition of an “aggravated felony” in 18 U.S.C. § 16(b) is unconstitutionally vague.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 18 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due October 20, 2017)
Oct 12 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 20, 2017.
Oct 30 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 7, 2017.
Dec 07 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Dec 13 2017Reply of petitioner Ramon Hernandez-Ramirez filed.
Dec 21 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Apr 17 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Sessions v. Dimaya, 584 U. S. ____ (2018).
Jun 15 2018JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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