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Raulerson v. Warden

Petition for certiorari denied on March 30, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-941 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court’s unanimous holding in Cooper v. Oklahoma clearly established that Georgia could not impose the burden of requiring proof of intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt, particularly when state supreme courts in Indiana, Tennessee and other states recognized that Cooper would not allow their states to require a defendant to prove intellectual disability even by a lower standard of clear and convincing evidence.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 07 2019Application (19A512) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 25, 2019 to January 24, 2020, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Nov 14 2019Application (19A512) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until January 24, 2020.
Jan 24 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 27, 2020)
Feb 26 2020Brief of respondent Warden in opposition filed.
Feb 27 2020Brief amici curiae of Disability Rights Legal Center, National Disability Rights Network, Center For Public Representation, Georgia Advocacy Office, Stephen N. Xenakis, James R. Merikangas, And Steven Eidelman filed.
Feb 27 2020Brief amici curiae of Southern Center for Human Rights filed.
Mar 10 2020Reply of petitioner Billy Daniel Raulerson, Jr. filed.
Mar 11 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/27/2020.
Mar 30 2020Petition DENIED.