Issues: 1) Whether the Federal Death Penalty Act’s requirement of implementation in the manner prescribed by state law governs a federal district court’s implementation of its judgment imposing death; and 2) which law governs if not.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 21 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due October 21, 2020)|
|Sep 21 2020||Application (20A49) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Sep 22 2020||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Sep 23 2020||Reply of petitioner Christopher Vialva filed.|
|Sep 24 2020||Application (20A49) referred to the Court.|
|Sep 24 2020||Petition DENIED.|
|Sep 24 2020||Application (20A49) denied by the Court.|
The clerk of the court just notified counsel in a juvenile sentencing case—that was sent back to a lower court this week in light of the court's decision in Jones v. Mississippi—that Justice Kagan unwittingly failed to recuse herself after participating in part of the case as SG.
It’s a quiet week, so now is a great time to listen to Judge John Owens regale @AHoweBlogger with the tale of Ashton Embry and the greatest leak in Supreme Court history.
Come for the high drama, stay for the good humor and an RBG story or two.
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The US Supreme Court should overturn the Facebook’s “Oversight Board’s” “ruling” which upholds the outlawing of the 45th President of the United States from social media.
This is a big tech, corporate oligarchy without standing and it’s gone too far. Enough is enough.
The Supreme Court will hear its last case of the term today at 10:00 a.m. EDT.
Here’s a summary of Terry v. United States in a TikTok minute.
Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will tackle the legacy of the Reagan-era War on Drugs and Congress' attempt to reduce the punishment disparity between crack-cocaine and powder cocaine offenses.
As @ekownyankah notes, this case has a little bit of everything.
In final case the court will hear this term, profound issues of race, incarceration and the war on drugs - SCOTUSblog
Academics naturally believe that even obscure cases in their field are underappreciated; each minor tax or bankruptcy ...
JUST IN: Another shadow-docket filing in which a church argues that state COVID-related restrictions lack sufficient carveouts for religious worship. This one challenges Colorado's restrictions. It relies heavily on last month's ruling in Tandon v. Newsom.
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