|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-892||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the petitioner in this case, which is listed without regard to its likelihood of being granted.
Issue: Whether and to what extent the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment entitles a condemned inmate to timely notice of the method by which he will be executed.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 27 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 26, 2014)|
|Jan 27 2014||Application (13A778) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Scalia.|
|Jan 28 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Jan 28 2014||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Allen S. Keller, M.D., et al.|
|Jan 29 2014||Letter from counsel for petitioner dated January 29, 2014, received. (Distributed)|
|Jan 30 2014||Supplemental brief of applicant Christopher Sepulvado filed.|
|Jan 31 2014||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales.|
|Feb 3 2014||Second Supplemental brief of applicant Christopher Sepulvado filed.|
|Feb 5 2014||Letter from counsel for applicant dated February 5, 2014, withdrawing application (13A778) for stay of execution received.|
|Feb 24 2014||February 24 supplemental brief of petitioner Christopher Sepulvado filed.|
|Feb 25 2014||Brief of respondent Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana in opposition filed.|
|Mar 11 2014||Reply of petitioner Christopher Sepulvado filed.|
|Mar 12 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2014.|
|Mar 27 2014||Supplemental brief of petitioner Christopher Sepulvado filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 31 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 4, 2014.|
|Apr 7 2014||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Allen S. Keller, M.D., et al. GRANTED.|
|Apr 7 2014||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales GRANTED.|
|Apr 7 2014||Petition DENIED.|
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