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Sykes v. United States

Petition granted, judgment vacated, and case remanded for further consideration in light of United States v. Naylor on April 16, 2018.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-9604 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether Missouri's second-degree burglary statute is divisible into two offenses with separate elements for the purpose of analyzing whether a conviction under that statute qualifies as a conviction for a “violent felony” as defined in the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984, 18 U.S.C. § 924(e)(2)(B)(ii).

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 14 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 19, 2017)
Jun 28 2017Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Jun 29 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Jul 06 2017Response Requested. (Due August 7, 2017)
Aug 02 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 6, 2017.
Sep 06 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Sep 21 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
Sep 23 2017Reply of petitioner Trevon Sykes filed. (Distributed)
Sep 23 2017Motion to defer consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari filed by petitioner Trevon Sykes.
Oct 10 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/13/2017.
Oct 23 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/27/2017.
Oct 30 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/3/2017.
Nov 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/9/2017.
Nov 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/21/2017.
Nov 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/1/2017.
Dec 04 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/8/2017.
Dec 26 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/19/2018.
Feb 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/16/2018.
Feb 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/23/2018.
Feb 26 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/2/2018.
Mar 12 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/16/2018.
Mar 19 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/23/2018.
Mar 26 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2018.
Apr 09 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit for further consideration in light of that court's opinion in United States v. Naylor, __ F. 3d ___ (CA8 2018).
Apr 06 2018Supplemental Brief of Levell Littleton not accepted for filing. (May 04, 2018)