|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-1704||6th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2021|
Issue: Whether a court can summarily dismiss a pro se habeas petition as untimely for failure to adequately allege a causal connection when petitioner explains how a government impediment “prevented” him from filing timely but does not allege with specificity how he discovered and attempted to remedy that impediment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 04 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 9, 2021)|
|Jun 30 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 9, 2021 to August 9, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 01 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 9, 2021.|
|Jul 09 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Rights Behind Bars filed.|
|Jul 21 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 9, 2021 to September 8, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 22 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including September 8, 2021.|
|Sep 08 2021||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Sep 21 2021||Reply of petitioner Simmons filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 22 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/8/2021.|
|Oct 05 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 12 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/15/2021.|
|Oct 12 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 25 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/29/2021.|
|Nov 01 2021||Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Sotomayor, with whom Justice Kagan joins, respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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