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Whatley v. Warden

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-363 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 08 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 19, 2020)
Oct 15 2020Brief of Warden, Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in opposition submitted.
Oct 19 2020Brief amicus curiae of The National Association for Public Defense filed.
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