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On Tuesday, the justices released orders from their May 21 conference, adding no new cases to their merits docket for next term.

In Re Gary Ray Bowles

Petition for certiorari denied on August 22, 2019
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-5682 N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether this Court should use its power to grant a writ of habeas corpus to a capital defendant who has no other available forum to raise his compelling claim of intellectual disability; (2) whether 28 U.S.C. Section 2244(b)(2)(B)(ii) permits a habeas petitioner to file a successive habeas petition based on a claim that he is innocent of the death penalty; and (3) whether a state’s diagnostic standards for intellectual disability deemed unconstitutional by this Court after a petitioner’s initial habeas proceedings render an Atkins v. Virginia claim previously unavailable for the purposes of 28 U.S.C. Section 2244(b)(2)(A).

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 22 2019Petition for writ of habeas corpus and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed.
Aug 22 2019Application (19A217) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Aug 22 2019Brief of respondent in opposition filed.
Aug 22 2019Response to application from respondent filed.
Aug 22 2019Application (19A217) referred to the Court.
Aug 22 2019Petition DENIED.
Aug 22 2019Application (19A217) denied by the Court.
 
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