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Moore v. Texas

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-443 Tex. Crim. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Eighth Amendment and the Supreme Court’s decision in Moore v. Texas prohibit relying on nonclinical criteria and lay stereotypes, rather than current medical standards, to determine whether a capital defendant is intellectually disabled; and (2) whether it violates the Eighth Amendment to proceed with an execution when the prosecutor and the defendant both agree that the defendant is intellectually disabled and may not be executed.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 14 2018Application (18A163) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 4, 2018 to November 3, 2018, submitted to Justice Alito.
Aug 17 2018Application (18A163) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until October 4, 2018.
Oct 04 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 8, 2018)
Nov 06 2018Brief of respondent Texas in opposition filed.
Nov 07 2018Motion For Leave to Intervene as a respondent filed by Attorney General of Texas.
Nov 08 2018Brief amici curiae of American Psychological Association, et al. filed.
Nov 08 2018Brief amici curiae of Donald B. Ayer, et al. filed.
Nov 08 2018Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed.
Nov 19 2018Reply of petitioner Bobby James Moore filed.
Nov 19 2018Response to motion from petitioner Bobby James Moore filed.
Nov 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/7/2018.
Dec 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.
Jan 07 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.
Jan 14 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.
 
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