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Mays v. Hines

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-507 6th Cir. Not Argued Mar 29, 2021 8-1 Per Curiam OT 2020

Holding: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit erred in revisiting on federal habeas review the decision of a Tennessee court supported by ample evidence that did not exceed the possibility of fairminded disagreement supporting that court’s conclusion.

Judgment: Reversed in a per curiam opinion on March 29, 2021. Justice Sotomayor dissents.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 13 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 16, 2020)
Nov 06 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 16, 2020 to January 15, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 09 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 15, 2021.
Jan 15 2021Brief of respondent Anthony Darrell Dugard Hines in opposition filed.
Jan 15 2021Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Anthony Darrell Dugard Hines.
Jan 27 2021Reply of petitioner Tony Mays, Warden filed.
Jan 27 2021Proof of Service filed with respect to reply brief of petitioner.
Feb 03 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Feb 05 2021Record Requested.
Feb 26 2021Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Sixth Circuit (3 boxes of state court records).
Mar 03 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.
Mar 22 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/26/2021.
Mar 29 2021Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Mar 29 2021Petition GRANTED and judgment REVERSED. Justice Sotomayor dissents. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
Apr 23 2021Petition for Rehearing filed.
May 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/20/2021.