|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-411||Tex. Crim. App.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issues: (1) How a court should consider under the Brady materiality standard the impact of a key trial witness's assertion of the privilege against self-incrimination and refusal to testify when confronted with the suppressed exculpatory evidence; (2) when expert testimony relied on by the state in a criminal trial is later shown to be scientifically invalid, what is the appropriate standard to assess whether the state’s use of the testimony violated due process; and (3) whether the conviction or execution of a person who is actually innocent of a crime violates the U. S. Constitution.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 24 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 28, 2019)|
|Oct 28 2019||Brief of respondent Texas in opposition filed.|
|Oct 28 2019||Brief amicus curiae of The Constitution Project at the Project On Government Oversight filed.|
|Oct 28 2019||Brief amici curiae of Deke Pierce and Other Current and Former Texas Law Enforcement Officers filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 29 2019||Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.|
|Oct 30 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.|
|Nov 04 2019||Reply of petitioner Rodney Reed filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 12 2019||Record Requested.|
|Nov 13 2019||Record received from the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas. The record is electronic.|
|Nov 18 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/22/2019.|
|Dec 02 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/6/2019.|
|Dec 09 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.|
|Jan 06 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.|
|Jan 13 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.|
|Jan 21 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/24/2020.|
|Feb 14 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.|
|Feb 24 2020||Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Sotomayor respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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