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Ohio v. Ford

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1191 Ohio TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: What test determines whether someone is “intellectually disabled” for purposes of the Eighth Amendment.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 03 2020Application (19A753) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 5, 2020 to April 3, 2020, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Jan 13 2020Application (19A753) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until April 3, 2020.
Mar 27 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 1, 2020)
Apr 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 22 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 1, 2020.
Apr 30 2020Brief amicus curiae of Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association filed.
May 01 2020Brief amici curiae of The States Of Texas, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, And Utah filed.
May 12 2020Brief of respondent Shawn Ford in opposition filed.
May 12 2020Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Shawn Ford.
May 19 2020Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
May 19 2020Reply of petitioner State of Ohio filed. (Distributed)
May 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.
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