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Love v. Texas

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-5050 Tex. Crim. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether Texas' Court of Criminal Appeals, the only court of last resort reviewing direct appeals in death penalty cases, has decided an important federal question concerning a racially biased juror being allowed on a capital death penalty jury in violation of petitioner Kristopher Love's rights under the Sixth and 14th Amendments to the United States Constitution; and (2) whether Texas' Court of Criminal Appeals, the only court of last resort reviewing direct appeals in death penalty cases, has decided an important federal question concerning a racially biased juror in a way that conflicts with relevant decisions of the Supreme Court in violation of Love's rights under the Sixth and 14th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 01 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due August 9, 2021)
Jul 14 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 9, 2021 to September 8, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 8, 2021.
Sep 08 2021Brief of respondent Texas in opposition filed.
Sep 23 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/8/2021.
Oct 04 2021Record Requested.
Oct 26 2021Record received from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (1 envelope). The record is electronic and contains sealed materials.
Nov 10 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/3/2021.
Nov 16 2021Record Requested - Additional materials requested from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Nov 19 2021Additional record materials received from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Dec 09 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.
Jan 10 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/14/2022.