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Shinn v. Kayer

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.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 18 2020Application (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 2020Application (19A923) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until April 16, 2020.
May 15 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 19, 2020)
Jun 03 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 19, 2020 to July 19, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 03 2020Motion 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 2020Brief amici curiae of Idaho, et al. filed.
Jul 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 20, 2020 to August 19, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including August 19, 2020.
Aug 19 2020Brief of respondent George Kayer in opposition filed.
Sep 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 02 2020Reply of petitioners David Shinn, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/9/2020.
Oct 13 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.
Oct 15 2020Record Requested.
Oct 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.
Oct 28 2020Record received from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit (3 boxes of state court records). The remaining record is available on PACER.
Nov 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/6/2020.
Nov 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/13/2020.
Nov 16 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.
Nov 30 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.
Dec 07 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.
Dec 14 2020Petition 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 2021JUDGMENT ISSUED.