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On Monday, the Supreme Court released additional orders from the October 18 conference. The justices did not add any new cases to their merits docket.

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Holguin-Hernandez v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-7739 5th Cir. Dec 10, 2019
TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issue: Whether a formal objection after pronouncement of sentence is necessary to invoke appellate reasonableness review of the length of a defendant’s sentence.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 22 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due March 6, 2019)
Feb 11 2019Waiver of right of respondent United States of Amercia to respond filed.
Feb 14 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/1/2019.
Feb 25 2019Response Requested. (Due March 27, 2019)
Mar 20 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 27, 2019 to April 26, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 21 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 26, 2019.
Apr 26 2019Brief of respondent United States of Amercia in opposition filed.
Apr 30 2019Reply of petitioner Gonzalo Holguin-Hernandez filed.
May 08 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/23/2019.
May 28 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/30/2019.
Jun 03 2019Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Jun 18 2019Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Gonzalo Holguin-Hernandez.
Jun 28 2019K. Winn Allen, Esquire, of Washington, D. C., is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below.
Jun 30 2019Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jul 03 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Jul 17 2019Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix, petitioner's brief on the merits, and the brief of the United States on the merits is extended to and including July 29, 2019. The time to file the brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below is extended to and including September 9, 2019.
Jul 29 2019Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jul 29 2019Brief of petitioner Gonzalo Holguin-Hernandez filed. (Reprinted brief submitted).
Jul 29 2019Brief of petitioner Gonzalo Holguin-Hernandez filed. (September 27, 2019 - Reprinted).
Jul 29 2019Brief of respondent United States filed.
Aug 05 2019Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and National Association of Federal Defenders filed.
Aug 20 2019Motion of the Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below for a further extension of time to file the brief on the merits filed.
Aug 30 2019Motion to further extend the time to file the Court-appointed amicus curiae's brief on the merits in support of the judgment below granted and the time to file is extended to and including September 30, 2019.
Sep 13 2019SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.
Sep 30 2019Brief amicus curiae of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below filed.
Oct 04 2019Motion for divided argument filed by respondent United States.
Oct 07 2019Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED, and Philip J. Lynch, Esq., of San Antonio, Texas, is appointed to serve as counsel for petitioner in this case.
 
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