|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-10008||La.||Not Argued||Mar 7, 2016||6-2||Per Curiam||OT 2015|
Holding: Louisiana's postconviction court erred in denying Michael Wearry's request for post-conviction relief, because the prosecution's failure to disclose material evidence supporting Wearry's innocence violated his due process rights.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded in a per curiam opinion on March 7, 2016. Justice Alito filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Thomas joined.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 27 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 1, 2015)|
|Jul 27 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 24, 2015.|
|Aug 24 2015||Brief of respondent Burl Cain, Warden in opposition filed.|
|Sep 8 2015||Reply of petitioner Michael Wearry filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 10 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.|
|Sep 15 2015||Record Requested .|
|Oct 1 2015||Record received from District Court of Louisiana, Livingston Parish. The record is electronic.|
|Oct 8 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2015.|
|Oct 9 2015||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 29 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2015.|
|Nov 16 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2015.|
|Nov 30 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2015.|
|Dec 7 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 11, 2015.|
|Dec 28 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.|
|Jan 11 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2016.|
|Jan 19 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 22, 2016.|
|Feb 8 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 19, 2016.|
|Feb 29 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 4, 2016.|
|Mar 7 2016||Petition Granted. Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion). Justice Alito, with whom Justice Thomas joins, dissenting. (Detached opinion).|
|Apr 8 2016||MANDATE ISSUED|
|Apr 8 2016||JUDGMENT ISSUED|
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