|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-6988||5th Cir. _||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2012|
Issue: Whether petitioner was erroneously denied his Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights to present his defensive theory of lack of specific intent or mens rea.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 26 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 3, 2012)|
|Nov 28 2012||Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.|
|Dec 6 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.|
|Jan 3 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 18, 2013.|
|Jan 22 2013||Petition DENIED.|
The Senate has advanced Biden's nomination of Elizabeth Prelogar to be solicitor general, the top lawyer who represents the administration at the Supreme Court.
Final confirmation vote expected tomorrow. Just in time for Prelogar to argue on Monday in the Texas abortion case?
Invoked, 53-42: Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Cal. #413 Elizabeth Prelogar to be Solicitor General of the United States.
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A week from today, the Supreme Court will hear argument on the scope of the Second Amendment's right to bear arms. It's a case that could ultimately determine the fate of many gun-control measures around the country. Here's our preview, from @AHoweBlogger:
In major Second Amendment case, court will review limits on carrying a concealed gun in public - SCOTUSblog
The Second Amendment guarantees “the right of the people to keep and bear arms.” On Nov. 3, the Suprem...
The court has rescheduled oral argument in Shinn v. Ramirez, an important case involving habeas rights and the death penalty, for Dec. 8.
#SCOTUS also issues revised December argument calendar, adding Shinn v. Ramirez (moved to December from November to accommodate Texas cases) on Dec. 8: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/10-26-21-Amended-DEC-2021-Monthly-Argument-Session-Calendar.pdf
#SCOTUS issues order on divided argument in next week's Texas abortion cases, allows Texas to file one consolidated (but oversized) brief for both cases: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/102621zr_o7jp.pdf
Happening now outside SCOTUS: Several dozens supporters of expanding the size of the court are holding a rally. Speakers include Sen. Ed Markey, Sen. Tina Smith, and Rep. Mondaire Jones.