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Woodard v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on November 2, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-5758 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should revisit and recede from its decision in Deal v. United States, which permits the “stacking” of mandatory minimum sentences for first-time offenders under 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(C) for offenses contained within a single indictment, when subsequent congressional amendments have superseded Deal and clarified that the true intent of the statute is to punish recidivism.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 14 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due October 19, 2020)
Sep 23 2020Waiver of right of respondent United States of America to respond filed.
Oct 01 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.
Oct 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.
Nov 02 2020Petition DENIED. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.