Vazquez v. Sessions

Petition for certiorari denied on June 25, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1304 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether a conviction under a state criminal statute whose plain terms sweep in more conduct than a corresponding federal offense can be a categorical match with that federal offense.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 09 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 16, 2018)
Mar 09 2018Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court's Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court's electronic filing system.
Mar 26 2018Letter of March 26, 2018, from counsel for petitioner received informing the Court of the issuance of a substitute opinion in this case by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Apr 10 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 16, 2018 to May 16, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 16, 2018.
May 16 2018Brief of respondent Jefferson B. Sessions, III, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Jun 04 2018Reply of petitioner Ivan Bernabe Rodriguez Vasquez filed.
Jun 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 25 2018Petition DENIED.
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