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On Wednesday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Mission Product Holdings Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC; Ronald Mann has our preview.

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United States v. Wheeler

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-420 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a prisoner whose 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion challenging the applicability of a statutory minimum was denied based on circuit precedent may later seek habeas relief on the ground that the circuit’s interpretation of the relevant statutes has changed.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 29 2018Application (18A224) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 9, 2018 to October 9, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Aug 29 2018Application (18A224) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 9, 2018.
Oct 03 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 5, 2018)
Nov 05 2018Waiver of right of respondent Gerald Adrian Wheeler to respond filed.
Nov 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/30/2018.
Nov 13 2018Response Requested. (Due December 13, 2018)
Nov 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 13, 2018 to January 14, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 27 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 14, 2019.
Jan 14 2019Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Gerald Adrian Wheeler.
Jan 14 2019Brief of respondent Gerald Adrian Wheeler in opposition filed.
Jan 30 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.
Jan 30 2019Reply of petitioner United States of America filed. (Distributed)
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