|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-250||Okla. Crim. App.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether the Sixth Amendment requires that the individualized sentencing proceeding necessary to impose a life-without-parole sentence upon a juvenile homicide offender be a trial by jury.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 22 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 25, 2019)|
|Oct 09 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/1/2019.|
|Oct 14 2019||Waiver of right of respondent Jesse A. Johnson to respond filed.|
|Oct 18 2019||Response Requested. (Due November 18, 2019)|
|Nov 18 2019||Brief of respondent Jesse A. Johnson in opposition filed.|
|Nov 18 2019||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Jesse A. Johnson.|
|Dec 02 2019||Reply of petitioner Oklahoma filed.|
|Dec 04 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.|
|Feb 26 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/28/2020.|
|Mar 02 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/6/2020.|
|Apr 26 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/30/2021.|
|May 03 2021||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.|
|May 03 2021||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Jones v. Mississippi, 593 U. S. ___ (2021).|
|Jun 04 2021||MANDATE ISSUED.|
|Jun 04 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
Today at SCOTUS: The justices return to the bench for oral arguments in a pair of public-corruption cases, both stemming from scandals in New York politics that arose during Andrew Cuomo's time as governor. In both cases, the defendants are claiming prosecutorial overreach.
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