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Wolfenbarger v. Foster

Petition for certiorari denied on March 18, 2013
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-420 N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether a federal habeas court must grant Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA) deference to both components of a state court’s merits adjudication of a defendant’s Strickland v. Washington claim, when the state court addressed only one of the components in denying relief.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 3 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 5, 2012)
Nov 5 2012Brief amicus curiae of Texas filed.
Nov 13 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.
Nov 27 2012Response Requested . (Due December 27, 2012)
Dec 18 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 28, 2013.
Jan 24 2013Brief of respondent Demetrius Foster in opposition filed.
Feb 5 2013Reply of petitioner Hugh Wolfenbarger, Warden filed.
Feb 6 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2013.
Feb 25 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 1, 2013.
Mar 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 15, 2013.
Mar 18 2013Petition DENIED.