|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-1504||D.C.||Mar 29, 2017||Jun 22, 2017||6-2||Breyer||OT 2016|
Holding: The withheld evidence is not material under Brady v. Maryland.
Judgment: Affirmed, 6-2, in an opinion by Justice Breyer on June 22, 2017. Justice Kagan filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Ginsburg joined. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 23 2016||Application (15A988) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 13, 2016 to May 13, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Mar 24 2016||Application (15A988) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 13, 2016.|
|Apr 27 2016||Application (15A988) to extend further the time from May 13, 2016 to June 10, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Apr 27 2016||Application (15A988) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 10, 2016.|
|Jun 10 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 14, 2016)|
|Jul 7 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 15, 2016.|
|Aug 11 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 14, 2016.|
|Sep 8 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 14, 2016.|
|Oct 14 2016||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 1 2016||Reply of petitioner Russell L. Overton filed.|
|Nov 2 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.|
|Nov 16 2016||Record Requested .|
|Nov 18 2016||Record received from the D.C. Court of Appeals. The record is electronic.|
|Nov 21 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 9, 2016.|
|Dec 14 2016||Petition GRANTED limited to the following question: "Whether the petitioners' convictions must be set aside under Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963)." The petition in 15-1503 is granted and the cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.|
|Jan 24 2017||Joint motion to deem the court of appeals' joint appendix as supplemental volumes to the joint appendix filed with this Court filed. VIDED.|
|Jan 27 2017||Brief of petitioner Russell L. Overton filed.|
|Jan 27 2017||Joint appendix filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 3 2017||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. VIDED|
|Feb 3 2017||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 3 2017||Brief amicus curiae of Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 3 2017||Brief amici curiae of Texas Public Policy Foundation, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 3 2017||Brief amici curiae of Former Prosecutors filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 3 2017||Brief amicus curiae of Wilfredo Lora filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 3 2017||Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 7 2017||Application (16A792) to file a consolidated respondents brief on the merits in excess of word limits, submitted to The Chief Justice. VIDED.|
|Feb 9 2017||Application (16A792) to file a consolidated respondents brief on the merits in excess of word limits granted by The Chief Justice. The consolidated brief on the merits may not exceed 22,500 words. VIDED.|
|Feb 21 2017||Motion to deem the court of appeals' joint appendix as supplemental volumes to the joint appendix filed with this Court GRANTED. VIDED.|
|Feb 22 2017||CIRCULATED.|
|Feb 27 2017||Brief of respondent United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Mar 1 2017||Motion for divided argument filed by petitioner Russell L. Overton. VIDED.|
|Mar 17 2017||Motion for divided argument filed by petitioner GRANTED.|
|Mar 17 2017||Reply of petitioners Charles S. Turner, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Mar 21 2017||Reply of petitioner Russell L. Overton filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 29 2017||Argued. For petitioners in 15-1503: John S. Williams, Washington, D. C. For petitioner in 15-1504: Deanna M. Rice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. VIDED.|
|Jun 22 2017||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Kagan, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Gorsuch, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the cases. VIDED.|
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