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United States v. Wheeler

Petition for certiorari denied on March 18, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-420 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

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.

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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)
Feb 19 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.
Feb 25 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/1/2019.
Feb 28 2019Letter of February 28, 2019 from the Solicitor General received. (Distributed)
Mar 01 2019Letter of March 1, 2019 from counsel for respondent received. (Distributed)
Mar 11 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/15/2019.
Mar 18 2019Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Mar 18 2019Petition DENIED.
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