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Wilcox v. Florida

Petition for certiorari denied on February 23, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-7293 Fla. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether the Jury, Due Process and Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clauses forbid a death sentence imposed after a jury has found “sufficient aggravating circumstances” by a bare majority seven-to-five vote.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 15 2014Application (14A301) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 8, 2014 to December 7, 2014, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Sep 22 2014Application (14A301) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until December 7, 2014.
Nov 24 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 29, 2014)
Jan 7 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 28, 2015.
Jan 15 2015Brief of respondent Florida in opposition filed.
Jan 26 2015Reply of petitioner Darious Wilcox filed.
Jan 29 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2015.
Feb 23 2015Petition DENIED.
Mar 10 2015Petition for Rehearing filed.
Mar 18 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 3, 2015.
Apr 2 2015Rescheduled.
Apr 6 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 17, 2015.
Apr 20 2015Rehearing DENIED.
 
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