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Juarez v. Colorado

Petition for certiorari denied on February 22, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-120 Colo. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether, when there is no dispute that a guilty plea will trigger mandatory deportation pursuant to federal law, defense counsel must advise a noncitizen-defendant that the plea will result in deportation as a matter of law, or whether it is sufficient for defense counsel to caution that the plea could make the noncitizen-defendant “deportable” or that it will “probably” result in deportation.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 30 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 3, 2020)
Aug 25 2020Waiver of right of respondent Colorado to respond filed.
Sep 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 15 2020Response Requested. (Due October 15, 2020)
Sep 28 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 15, 2020 to December 14, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 29 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 14, 2020.
Dec 14 2020Brief of respondent Colorado in opposition filed.
Dec 18 2020Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the case under Rule 15.5 from December 30, 2020 to January 13, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 21 2020Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until January 13, 2021 granted.
Jan 13 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Jan 13 2021Reply of petitioner Alfredo Juarez filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2021Petition DENIED.