|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the execution of a person sentenced to death by judicial override violates the Eighth Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 17 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 21, 2020)|
|Sep 09 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 21, 2020 to October 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 10 2020||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Calvin McMillan|
|Sep 11 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 21, 2020.|
|Sep 17 2020||Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. filed.|
|Sep 21 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Innocence Project filed.|
|Sep 21 2020||Brief amici curiae of Francis Miles, et al. filed.|
|Sep 21 2020||Brief amici curiae of Former Alabama and Florida Circuit Court Judges filed.|
|Oct 21 2020||Brief of respondent Alabama in opposition filed.|
|Nov 02 2020||Reply of petitioner Calvin McMillan filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 04 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.|
|Nov 23 2020||Petition DENIED.|
NEW: SCOTUS agrees to take up two new cases. Here's the orders list. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/030121zor_m6hn.pdf
#SCOTUS grants US v. Vaello-Madero, a challenge to exclusion of Puerto Rico residents from eligibility for Supplemental Social Security Income program, which provides benefits to poor disabled adults & children
Good morning. It’s Monday, and it’s March!
At 9:30 a.m. EST, SCOTUS will release orders from Friday’s conference.
At 10:00, the court will consider an appointments clause challenge to administrative patent judges. More from George Quillin & Jeanne Gills.
Justices to consider appointments clause challenge to administrative patent judges - SCOTUSblog
The justices continue their light load for the February argument session next week. First up is Monday’s Unite...
BREAKING: SCOTUS orders California’s Santa Clara County to allow churches to hold indoor services. Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan dissent. Here’s the short shadow docket order.
#SCOTUS grants emergency request from northern California churches to allow indoor worship services pending appeal, says result is "clearly dictated" by recent decision. Kagan dissents, joined by Breyer & Sotomayor: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/022621zr_1bo2.pdf
Just in: SCOTUS opinions expected next Thursday.
#SCOTUS website indicates that the Court will release orders from today's conference on Monday morning, March 1, at 9:30 am, with opinions again on Thursday, March 4, at 10 am. Justices will also hear oral arguments next week, including in Arizona voting dispute on Tuesday.
Apparently all the action today at #SCOTUS was not limited to opinion announcements at 10 am. Major new cert. petition filed today challenging Harvard admissions policy. https://twitter.com/GregStohr/status/1364962610177843210
NEW: Supreme Court asked to outlaw race-based college admissions. Group challenging Harvard admissions policy says it files appeal asking court to over 2003 Grutter decision.
SCOTUS rules against a college student who tried to sue police officers after they mistook him for a criminal suspect and tackled/beat him. The unanimous ruling involves a technical interpretation of the "judgment bar" under the Federal Tort Claims Act. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-546_7mip.pdf
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