|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-10026||D.C. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: Whether petitioners’ sentences, which were partially based on drug quantities alleged in counts on which they had been acquitted, violated their rights under the Sixth Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 6 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due June 6, 2014)|
|May 12 2014||Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.|
|May 14 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 29, 2014.|
|May 27 2014||Response Requested . (Due June 26, 2014)|
|Jun 19 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 28, 2014.|
|Jun 26 2014||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, and Rutherford Institute filed.|
|Jun 26 2014||Brief amicus curiae of Law Professor filed.|
|Jul 28 2014||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Aug 5 2014||Reply of petitioner Joseph Jones, Desmond Thurston, and Antwuan Ball filed.|
|Aug 14 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.|
|Oct 6 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 10, 2014.|
|Oct 14 2014||Petition DENIED. Justice Scalia with whom Justice Thomas and Justice Ginsburg join, dissenting from denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
SCOTUS has agreed to hear a dispute between Jack Daniel's and a company that makes squeaking "Bad Spaniels" dog toys. The case will have implications for the tension between parody & intellectual property. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zr_e1p3.pdf
In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf
JUST IN: The Supreme Court DENIES Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward's bid to block the Jan. 6 committee from reviewing her phone records. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent from the court's brief, unexplained order denying Ward's request.
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