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On Tuesday, the justices released orders from their May 21 conference, adding no new cases to their merits docket for next term.

Runnels v. Texas

Petition for certiorari denied on December 11, 2019
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-6875 N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether it is a due process violation when the prosecution uses false expert testimony to obtain a death sentence, regardless of whether the prosecution knows of the falsity.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 06 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 6, 2020)
Dec 06 2019Application (19A639) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Alito.
Dec 09 2019Brief of respondent Texas in opposition filed.
Dec 11 2019Application (19A639) referred to the Court.
Dec 11 2019Petition DENIED.
Dec 11 2019Application (19A639) denied by the Court.
 
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