|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-162||La. App.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2012|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as co-counsel to the petitioner in this case, which is listed without regard to the likelihood that it will be granted.
Issue: Whether the Sixth Amendment right to jury trial, as applied to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment, allows a criminal conviction based on a nonunanimous jury verdict.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 31 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 3, 2012)|
|Aug 10 2012||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Aug 22 2012||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 3, 2012.|
|Sep 4 2012||Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.|
|Sep 4 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.|
|Sep 13 2012||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 22, 2012.|
|Oct 19 2012||Brief of respondent Louisiana in opposition filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.|
|Oct 31 2012||Reply of petitioner Corey Miller, aka C-Murder filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 16 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 15, 2013.|
|Feb 19 2013||Petition DENIED.|
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