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Illinois v. Davis

Petition for certiorari denied on December 1, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-197 Ill. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether Miller v. Alabama -- which held that a state may not sentence a juvenile homicide offender to life imprisonment without parole without first providing a process for the sentencer to consider the offender's youth and attendant characteristics -- announced a new substantive rule which applies retroactively to a conviction that was final before Miller was decided.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 4 2014Application (13A1227) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 18, 2013 to August 17, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jun 12 2014Application (13A1227) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 17, 2014.
Aug 15 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 19, 2014)
Sep 10 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 20, 2014.
Oct 20 2014Brief of respondent Addolfo Davis in opposition filed.
Nov 3 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 25, 2014.
Nov 3 2014Reply of petitioner Illinois filed. (Distributed)
Dec 1 2014Petition DENIED.
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