|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether a state court violates a petitioner's federal due process rights when it denies a new trial and DNA testing in an actual innocence case in which newly discovered evidence demonstrates that the only physical evidence linking the petitioner to the crime scene was based upon inaccurate forensic science and false expert testimony.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 28 2016||Application (15A1149) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 15, 2016 to July 14, 2016, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|May 11 2016||Application (15A1149) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until July 14, 2016.|
|Jul 13 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due August 17, 2016)|
|Aug 17 2016||Brief of respondent Florida in opposition filed.|
|Aug 29 2016||Reply of petitioner Henry Perry Sireci filed.|
|Sep 1 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Oct 3 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.|
|Oct 11 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 14, 2016.|
|Oct 24 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 28, 2016.|
|Oct 31 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 4, 2016.|
|Nov 7 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 10, 2016.|
|Nov 14 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.|
|Nov 28 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.|
|Dec 5 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 9, 2016.|
|Dec 12 2016||Petition DENIED. Justice Breyer, dissenting from denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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