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McKinney v. Arizona

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1109 Ariz. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether the Arizona Supreme Court was required to apply current law when weighing mitigating and aggravating evidence to determine whether a death sentence is warranted; and (2) whether the correction of error under Eddings v. Oklahoma requires resentencing.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 07 2018Application (18A580) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 21, 2019 to February 21, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Dec 10 2018Application (18A580) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until February 21, 2019.
Feb 21 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 28, 2019)
Mar 07 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 28, 2019 to April 29, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 11 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 29, 2019.
Mar 28 2019Brief amicus curiae of Phillips Black, Inc. filed.
Mar 28 2019Brief amici curiae of The Promise of Justice Initiative, et al. filed.
Mar 28 2019Brief amici curiae of The Arizona Capital Representation Project and Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice filed.
Apr 25 2019Brief of respondent State of Arizona in opposition filed.
May 09 2019Reply of petitioner James Erin McKinney filed.
May 14 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/30/2019.
Jun 03 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/6/2019.
Jun 10 2019Petition GRANTED.
Jun 18 2019Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jun 25 2019Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, State of Arizona.
Jun 26 2019Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 14, 2019. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 3, 2019.
Jun 26 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, James Erin McKinney.
Jul 10 2019Joint motion for a further extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jul 17 2019Joint motion to extend the time to file to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is further extended to and including August 21, 2019. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including October 17, 2019.
 
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