|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-85||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issue: Whether a person in federal custody is entitled to file an application for habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 because a 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion is “inadequate or ineffective” to permit him to raise a claim that his conviction or sentence is invalid under an intervening and retroactively applicable statutory-interpretation decision of the Supreme Court.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 23 2017||Application (16A1158) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 12, 2017 to July 12, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|May 25 2017||Application (16A1158) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until July 12, 2017.|
|Jul 12 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 16, 2017)|
|Aug 02 2017||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Dan C.McCarthan on 08/11/2017|
|Aug 10 2017||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 15, 2017.|
|Aug 16 2017||Brief amicus curiae of The Constitution Project filed.|
|Aug 25 2017||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 16, 2017.|
|Oct 05 2017||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 30, 2017.|
|Oct 30 2017||Brief of respondent Joseph C. Collins, Chief United States Probation Officer for the Middle District of Florida in opposition filed.|
|Nov 14 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/1/2017.|
|Nov 14 2017||Reply of petitioner Dan C.McCarthan filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 04 2017||Petition DENIED.|
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
SCOTUS has agreed to hear a dispute between Jack Daniel's and a company that makes squeaking "Bad Spaniels" dog toys. The case will have implications for the tension between parody & intellectual property. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zr_e1p3.pdf
In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf
JUST IN: The Supreme Court DENIES Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward's bid to block the Jan. 6 committee from reviewing her phone records. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent from the court's brief, unexplained order denying Ward's request.
NEW: Another fight on the shadow docket over a subpoena seeking information about election interference. Arizona GOP chairwoman Kelli Ward is asking SCOTUS to block the Jan. 6 committee's subpoena for her phone records. Here's Ward's filing: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/22A350.pdf