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Wooden v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-5279 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issue: Whether offenses that were committed as part of a single criminal spree, but sequentially in time, were “committed on occasions different from one another” for purposes of a sentencing enhancement under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 24 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due September 4, 2020)
Aug 12 2020Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Aug 27 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 22 2020Response Requested. (Due October 22, 2020)
Oct 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 22, 2020 to November 23, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 15 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 23, 2020.
Nov 09 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 23, 2020 to December 23, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 10 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including December 23, 2020.
Dec 21 2020Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jan 06 2021Reply of petitioner William Dale Wooden filed. (Distributed)
Jan 07 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.
Feb 12 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Feb 22 2021Motion to proceed in forma pauperis GRANTED. Petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED limited to Question 2 presented by the petition.
Mar 05 2021Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Mar 22 2021Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 3, 2021. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 28, 2021.
May 03 2021Brief of petitioner William Dale Wooden filed.
May 03 2021Joint appendix filed.
May 10 2021Amicus brief of National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers submitted.
May 10 2021Amicus brief of Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center submitted.
May 10 2021Amicus brief of Human Rights For Kids submitted.
May 10 2021Amicus brief of National Association of Federal Defenders submitted.
May 10 2021Amicus brief of Professors of Criminal Law submitted.
May 10 2021Amicus brief of FAMM submitted.