|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether it is a violation of a defendant's constitutional right to due process for a trial court to rely on the risk assessment results provided by a proprietary risk assessment instrument such as the Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions at sentencing because the proprietary nature of COMPAS prevents a defendant from challenging the accuracy and scientific validity of the risk assessment; and (2) whether it is a violation of a defendant's constitutional right to due process for a trial court to rely on such risk assessment results at sentencing because COMPAS assessments take gender and race into account in formulating the risk assessment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 5 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 14, 2016)|
|Oct 18 2016||Waiver of right of respondent Wisconsin to respond filed.|
|Nov 3 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.|
|Nov 15 2016||Response Requested . (Due December 15, 2016)|
|Dec 1 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 30, 2017.|
|Jan 27 2017||Brief of respondent Wisconsin in opposition filed.|
|Feb 6 2017||Reply of petitioner Eric L. Loomis filed.|
|Feb 16 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 3, 2017.|
|Mar 6 2017||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 23 2017||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 7 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.|
|Jun 7 2017||Supplemental brief of petitioner Eric L. Loomis filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 26 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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