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Miles v. California

Petition for certiorari denied on March 22, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-808 Cal. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether a court reviewing a claim under Batson v. Kentucky may consider reasons distinguishing stricken jurors from those accepted by the prosecutor when the prosecutor did not cite the distinguishing reason in the trial court as a basis for the strike; and (2) whether, for purposes of comparative juror analysis, the jurors being compared must have expressed the same combination of responses in all material respects for the comparison to have significant probative value.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 10 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 14, 2021)
Dec 16 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 14, 2021 to February 16, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 17 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 16, 2021.
Jan 14 2021Brief amici curiae of Former State and Federal Court Judges filed.
Feb 16 2021Brief of respondent California in opposition filed.
Mar 02 2021Reply of petitioner Johnny Duane Miles filed. (Distributed)
Mar 03 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.
Mar 22 2021Petition DENIED.