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Jones v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 14, 2014
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.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 6 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due June 6, 2014)
May 12 2014Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
May 14 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 29, 2014.
May 27 2014Response Requested . (Due June 26, 2014)
Jun 19 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 28, 2014.
Jun 26 2014Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, and Rutherford Institute filed.
Jun 26 2014Brief amicus curiae of Law Professor filed.
Jul 28 2014Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Aug 5 2014Reply of petitioner Joseph Jones, Desmond Thurston, and Antwuan Ball filed.
Aug 14 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Oct 6 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 10, 2014.
Oct 14 2014Petition DENIED. Justice Scalia with whom Justice Thomas and Justice Ginsburg join, dissenting from denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)