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Jenkins v. Hutton

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1116 6th Cir. Not Argued Jun 19, 2017 n/a Per Curiam OT 2016

Holding: On the facts of this case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit was wrong to hold that it could review Percy Hutton's claim -- that the trial court violated his due process rights during the penalty phase of his trial -- under the miscarriage-of-justice exception to procedural default.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded in a per curiam opinion on June 19, 2017.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 10 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 17, 2017)
Mar 10 2017Appendix of Charlotte Jenkins, Warden filed.
Apr 05 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 1, 2017.
May 01 2017Brief of respondent Percy Hutton in opposition filed.
May 01 2017Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Percy Hutton.
May 15 2017Reply of petitioner Charlotte Jenkins, Warden filed. (Distributed)
May 16 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 1, 2017.
Jun 05 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 8, 2017.
Jun 12 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 15, 2017.
Jun 19 2017Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jun 19 2017Petition GRANTED. Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
Jul 14 2017Petition for Rehearing filed.
Aug 25 2017Rehearing DENIED.
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