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McMillan v. Alabama

Petition for certiorari denied on November 23, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-193 Ala. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the execution of a person sentenced to death by judicial override violates the Eighth Amendment.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 17 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 21, 2020)
Sep 09 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 21, 2020 to October 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 10 2020Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Calvin McMillan
Sep 11 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 21, 2020.
Sep 17 2020Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. filed.
Sep 21 2020Brief amicus curiae of The Innocence Project filed.
Sep 21 2020Brief amici curiae of Francis Miles, et al. filed.
Sep 21 2020Brief amici curiae of Former Alabama and Florida Circuit Court Judges filed.
Oct 21 2020Brief of respondent Alabama in opposition filed.
Nov 02 2020Reply of petitioner Calvin McMillan filed. (Distributed)
Nov 04 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.
Nov 23 2020Petition DENIED.
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