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Jimenez v. Texas

Petition for certiorari denied on January 7, 2013
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-117 N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Whether a state habeas petitioner who raises a freestanding actual-innocence claim under the Due Process Clause, and who demonstrates actual innocence by at least a preponderance of the evidence, must instead make that showing by clear and convincing evidence to warrant a new trial; and (2) whether, in light of trial counsel’s errors, petitioner received ineffective assistance of counsel in violation of Strickland v. Washington.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 24 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 27, 2012)
Aug 27 2012Brief amici curiae of Enrique Pena Nieto, et al. filed.
Aug 27 2012Brief amicus curiae of The Innocence Network filed.
Sep 12 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.
Sep 18 2012Response Requested . (Due October 18, 2012)
Oct 12 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 19, 2012.
Oct 18 2012Brief amicus curiae of Dallas County District Attorney filed.
Oct 18 2012Brief amicus curiae of Lucia Gaja filed.
Oct 18 2012Brief amici curiae of Erwin Chemerinsky, et al. filed.
Oct 19 2012Letter proposing a lodging received from counsel for amica curiae Lucia Gaja.
Nov 19 2012Brief of respondent Texas in opposition filed.
Dec 4 2012Reply of petitioner Rosa Estela Olvera Jimenez filed.
Dec 5 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.
Jan 7 2013Petition DENIED.