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Thomas v. Barnes

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1307 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit misapplied the Supreme Court's precedent in Brecht v. Abrahamson by granting habeas relief when there was no evidence that a juror's contact with a third party had a substantial and injurious effect on the jury's verdict.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 05 2020Application (19A996) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 17, 2020 to May 16, 2020, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Mar 10 2020Application (19A996) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 16, 2020.
May 15 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 19, 2020)
May 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 19, 2020 to July 19, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 22 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 20, 2020. See Rule 30.1.
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