Thomas v. Anderson

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1424 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit correctly held, in an acknowledged conflict with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, that a district court may deny a request for the issuance of a writ of habeas corpus to compel the appearance of a nonparty inmate as a witness at trial based only upon a consideration as to the inconvenience to the government of making that inmate available to testify and without regard to the importance of the potential witness’s testimony to the case at bar.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 27 2019Application (18A986) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 11, 2019 to May 13, 2019, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Mar 29 2019Application (18A986) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until May 13, 2019.
May 13 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 14, 2019)
Jun 04 2019Waiver of right of respondents Raymond Anderson, et al. to respond filed.
Jun 12 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Jul 31 2019Response Requested. (Due August 30, 2019)
Aug 15 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 23 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 30, 2019.
Sep 16 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 30, 2019 to October 14, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 19 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including October 15, 2019.
 
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