|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-547||6th Cir.||Apr 24, 2013||May 20, 2013||9-0||Ginsburg||OT 2012|
Holding: Petitioner is not entitled to federal habeas relief.
Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on May 20, 2013.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 31 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 3, 2012)|
|Nov 27 2012||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 2, 2013.|
|Dec 3 2012||Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed.|
|Dec 28 2012||Brief of respondent Burt Lancaster in opposition filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 2 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 18, 2013.|
|Jan 18 2013||Petition GRANTED.|
|Feb 11 2013||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, April 24, 2013|
|Feb 22 2013||Record from U.S.C.A. for 6th Circuit is electronic.|
|Mar 1 2013||Brief amicus curiae of Wayne County, Michigan filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 4 2013||Joint appendix filed. (Distributed) (Statement of costs filed)|
|Mar 4 2013||Brief of petitioner Linda Metrish, Warden filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 8 2013||CIRULATED|
|Mar 11 2013||Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 20 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Apr 3 2013||Brief of respondent Burt Lancaster filed. (Distributed).|
|Apr 5 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.|
|Apr 10 2013||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 17 2013||Reply of petitioner Linda Metrish, Warden filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 24 2013||Argued. For petitioner: John J. Bursch, Michigan Solicitor General, Lansing, Mich. For respondent: Kenneth M. Mogill, Lake Orion, Mich.|
|May 20 2013||Judgment REVERSED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jun 21 2013||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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