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Walker v. United States

It appearing that petitioner died on January 22, 2020, the petition for a writ of certiorari was dismissed.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-373 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issue: Whether a criminal offense that can be committed with a mens rea of recklessness can qualify as a “violent felony” under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 19 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 21, 2019)
Oct 21 2019Brief of respondent United States of America filed.
Oct 22 2019Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.
Oct 23 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/8/2019.
Nov 12 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.
Nov 15 2019Petition GRANTED.
Nov 19 2019Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Dec 05 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, James Walker
Dec 05 2019Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner James Walker.
Dec 05 2019Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 6, 2020. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including February 12, 2020.
Dec 16 2019Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Jan 06 2020Brief of petitioner James Walker filed.
Jan 13 2020Brief amicus curiae of FAMM filed.
Jan 13 2020Motion of The National Association of Federal Defenders for leave to file amicus brief not accepted for filing. (January 15, 2020 - corrected version submitted)
Jan 13 2020Brief amicus curiae of The National Association of Federal Defenders filed.
Jan 13 2020Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.
Jan 13 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jan 13 2020Brief amici curiae of American Immigration Council, et al., filed.
Jan 13 2020Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Jan 13 2020Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association for Public Defense.
Jan 22 2020Suggestion of death filed by counsel for petitioner. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2020Response to suggestion of death filed by the Solicitor General. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2020It appearing that petitioner died on January 22, 2020, the petition for a writ of certiorari is DISMISSED.
 
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