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Smith v. Dunn

Petition for certiorari denied on July 2, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-7745 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether Hall v. Florida and Moore v. Texas announced new substantive rules that apply retroactively to cases on collateral review; and (2) whether a court assessing a challenge to a prosecutor’s use of peremptory strikes under Batson v. Kentucky may reasonably rely on extra-record evidence about a prosecutor’s character.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 07 2019Application (19A513) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 22, 2019 to February 20, 2020, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Nov 12 2019Application (19A513) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until February 20, 2020.
Feb 19 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due March 25, 2020)
Mar 09 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 25, 2020 to April 24, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 11 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 24, 2020.
Apr 24 2020Brief of respondent State of Alabama in opposition filed.
May 01 2020Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from May 13, 2020 to May 27, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 04 2020Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until May 27, 2020, granted.
May 26 2020Reply of petitioner Willie B. Smith, III filed. (Distributed)
May 27 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.
Jun 08 2020Rescheduled.
Jun 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.
Jun 29 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2020.
Jul 02 2020Petition DENIED.
 
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