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Sexton v. Beaudreaux

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17-1106 9th Cir. Not Argued Jun 28, 2018 n/a Per Curiam OT 2017

Holding: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in reversing a denial of federal habeas relief on the ground that the state court had unreasonably rejected Nicholas Beaudreaux’s ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claim.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded in a per curiam opinion on June 28, 2018. Justice Breyer dissented.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 06 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 9, 2018)
Mar 09 2018Brief of respondent Nicholas Beaudreaux in opposition filed.
Mar 09 2018Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent.
Mar 27 2018Reply of petitioner Michael Sexton, Warden filed.
Mar 28 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 12 2018Rescheduled.
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 18 2018Rescheduled.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Apr 26 2018Rescheduled.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 09 2018Rescheduled.
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 16 2018Rescheduled.
May 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.
May 23 2018Rescheduled.
May 29 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/31/2018.
May 30 2018Rescheduled.
Jun 04 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.
Jun 06 2018Rescheduled.
Jun 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
Jun 13 2018Rescheduled.
Jun 18 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
Jun 28 2018Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jun 28 2018Petition GRANTED. Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Justice Breyer dissents. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
Jul 30 2018JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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