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Skipper v. Byrd

Petition for certiorari denied on May 26, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-992 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether the Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counsel includes the right to a plea offer that was never made.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 18 2019Application (19A689) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 6, 2020 to February 5, 2020, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Dec 18 2019Application (19A689) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until February 5, 2020.
Feb 05 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 9, 2020)
Feb 17 2020Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Curtis Jerome Byrd.
Feb 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 9, 2020 to April 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 25 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 8, 2020.
Mar 05 2020Brief amici curiae of States of Ohio, et al. filed.
Apr 07 2020Brief of respondent Curtis Jerome Byrd in opposition filed.
Apr 07 2020Brief of Curtis Jerome Byrd in opposition not accepted for filing. (April 28, 2020)(Duplicate submission)
Apr 17 2020Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from April 22, 2020 to May 5, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 20 2020Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until May 5, 2020, granted.
Apr 30 2020Reply of petitioner Greg Skipper, Warden filed. (Distributed)
May 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.
May 26 2020Petition DENIED.
 
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