|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-363||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether a state court unreasonably applies federal law when, in determining whether a person suffered prejudice as a result of ineffective assistance of counsel, it disregards the Supreme Court’s case law recognizing that shackling is inherently prejudicial.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 08 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 19, 2020)|
|Oct 15 2020||Brief of respondents Warden, Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in opposition filed.|
|Oct 19 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The National Association for Public Defense filed.|
|Oct 28 2020||Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from November 4, 2020 to November 10, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 29 2020||Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until November 10, 2020 granted.|
|Nov 09 2020||Reply of petitioner Frederick R. Whatley filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 10 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.|
|Dec 01 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Dec 07 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.|
|Dec 07 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Jan 04 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Jan 04 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Jan 11 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.|
|Jan 11 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Jan 19 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.|
|Jan 19 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Feb 12 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.|
|Feb 16 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Feb 22 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/26/2021.|
|Feb 22 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Mar 01 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/5/2021.|
|Mar 01 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Mar 15 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.|
|Mar 15 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Mar 22 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/26/2021.|
|Mar 23 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Mar 29 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/1/2021.|
|Apr 12 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.|
|Apr 19 2021||Petition DENIED. Justice Sotomayor, dissenting from denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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