|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1302||9th Cir.||Not Argued||Dec 14, 2020||6-3||Per Curiam||OT 2020|
Holding: A decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit granting post-conviction relief to a man on Arizona's death row for his claim of ineffective assistance of counsel violated the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded in a per curiam opinion on December 14, 2020. Justices Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan dissent.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 18 2020||Application (19A923) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 17, 2020 to April 16, 2020, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Feb 21 2020||Application (19A923) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until April 16, 2020.|
|May 15 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 19, 2020)|
|Jun 03 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 19, 2020 to July 19, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jun 03 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 20, 2020. See Rule 30.1.|
|Jun 19 2020||Brief amici curiae of Idaho, et al. filed.|
|Jul 13 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 20, 2020 to August 19, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 14 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including August 19, 2020.|
|Aug 19 2020||Brief of respondent George Kayer in opposition filed.|
|Sep 02 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Sep 02 2020||Reply of petitioners David Shinn, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 05 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/9/2020.|
|Oct 13 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.|
|Oct 15 2020||Record Requested.|
|Oct 26 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.|
|Oct 28 2020||Record received from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit (3 boxes of state court records). The remaining record is available on PACER.|
|Nov 02 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/6/2020.|
|Nov 09 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/13/2020.|
|Nov 16 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.|
|Nov 30 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.|
|Dec 07 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.|
|Dec 14 2020||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. Justice Breyer, Justice Sotomayor, and Justice Kagan dissent. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)|
|Jan 15 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
|Apr 05 2021||Record returned to the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit (3 boxes of state court records).|
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