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West v. Parker

Petition for certiorari denied on August 15, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-5561 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether, when an inmate's Section 1983 challenge to a state's method of execution meets the timeliness and pleading requirements of Bucklew v. Precythe, the nature of the relief sought is to be determined from the face of the complaint.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 12 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due September 11, 2019)
Aug 12 2019Application (19A161) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Aug 13 2019Brief of respondents Tony Parker, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 14 2019Reply of petitioner Stephen West filed.
Aug 14 2019Reply of applicant Stephen West filed.
Aug 15 2019Application (19A161) referred to the Court.
Aug 15 2019Petition DENIED.
Aug 15 2019Application (19A161) denied by the Court.