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Newton v. Indiana

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1511 Ind. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether Miller v. Alabama applies to discretionary sentences of life without parole imposed for juvenile offenses, as 16 states have held, or whether it is limited to mandatory sentences of life without parole, as 10 others have found; and (2) whether an evidentiary hearing is required to assess whether juveniles sentenced before Miller are irreparably corrupt.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 05 2018Application (17A952) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 19, 2018 to May 3, 2018, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Mar 08 2018Application (17A952) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until May 3, 2018.
May 03 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 6, 2018)
May 21 2018Brief amici curiae of Juvenile Law Center, et al. filed.
May 22 2018Brief amicus curiae of Indiana Public Defender Council Juvenile Defense Project filed.
Jun 04 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 6, 2018 to August 5, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 6, 2018.
Aug 03 2018Brief of respondent State of Indiana in opposition filed.
Aug 17 2018Reply of petitioner Larry W. Newton filed.
Aug 22 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Sep 11 2018Rescheduled.
Nov 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/30/2018.
Nov 29 2018Rescheduled.
Dec 03 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.
Feb 04 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.
Feb 19 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.
Feb 25 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/1/2019.
Mar 11 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/15/2019.
Feb 25 2020Supplemental brief of petitioner Larry W. Newton filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/28/2020.
Feb 27 2020Supplemental brief of respondent State of Indiana filed. (Distributed)
Mar 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/6/2020.
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