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On Monday, the Supreme Court released additional orders from the October 18 conference. The justices did not add any new cases to their merits docket.

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Quarles v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-778 6th Cir. Apr 24, 2019
Tr.Aud.
Jun 10, 2019 9-0 Kavanaugh OT 2018

Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Holding: Michigan’s third-degree home-invasion statute substantially corresponds to or is narrower than generic burglary for purposes of qualifying for enhanced sentencing under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kavanaugh on June 10, 2019. Justice Thomas filed a concurring opinion.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 13 2017Application (17A296) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 26, 2017 to November 24, 2017, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 15 2017Application (17A296) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until November 24, 2017.
Nov 24 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 28, 2017)
Dec 19 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 28, 2017 to January 29, 2017, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 20 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 29, 2018.
Dec 28 2017Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jan 17 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 29, 2018 to February 28, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 18 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 28, 2018.
Feb 22 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 28, 2018 to March 30, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 23 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 30, 2018.
Mar 30 2018Brief of respondent United States of America filed.
Apr 06 2018Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Apr 10 2018Reply of petitioner Jamar Quarles filed.
Apr 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Dec 13 2018Supplemental brief of petitioner Jamar Quarles filed. (Distributed)
Dec 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.
Jan 07 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.
Jan 11 2019Petition GRANTED.
Feb 11 2019SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Feb 20 2019Joint appendix filed.
Feb 20 2019Brief of petitioner Jamar Quarles filed.
Feb 27 2019Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Feb 27 2019Brief amici curiae of Federal Public Defenders for the Northern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas filed.
Mar 20 2019CIRCULATED
Mar 20 2019Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit.
Mar 20 2019Record received from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit is electronic.
Mar 22 2019Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Apr 15 2019Reply of petitioner Jamar Quarles filed. (Distributed)
Apr 24 2019Argued. For petitioner: Jeremy C. Marwell, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Zachary D. Tripp, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Jun 10 2019Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kavanaugh, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Thomas, J., filed a concurring opinion.
Jul 12 2019JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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