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In re Smith

Petition for certiorari denied on April 21, 2022.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-7670 M.D. Tenn. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, which blocks Oscar Smith from raising newly available DNA evidence in a federal review of his claim of innocence, effectively suspends the writ of habeas corpus in violation of the Constitution.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 20 2022Petition for writ of habeas corpus and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed.
Apr 20 2022Application (21A631) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Apr 21 2022Brief of respondent State of Tennessee in opposition filed.
Apr 21 2022Response to application from respondent State of Tennessee filed.
Apr 21 2022Application (21A631) referred to the Court.
Apr 21 2022Petition DENIED.
Apr 21 2022Application (21A631) denied by the Court.