|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-6887||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2018|
Issues: (1) Whether the district court erred when it ruled that a Florida “strong-armed robbery” is a crime of violence under the Armed Career Criminal Act; and (2) whether the district court erred when it denied defendant’s motion to suppress physical evidence.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 16 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 27, 2017)|
|Dec 19 2017||Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 27, 2017 to January 26, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 20 2017||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 26, 2018.|
|Jan 26 2018||Brief of respondent United States of America in opposition filed.|
|Feb 09 2018||Reply of petitioner Benjie Wright filed.|
|Feb 15 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/2/2018.|
|Feb 21 2018||Rescheduled.|
|Mar 01 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/16/2018.|
|Mar 19 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/23/2018.|
|Mar 26 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2018.|
|Jan 15 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.|
|Feb 04 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.|
|Feb 19 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.|
|Feb 25 2019||Petition DENIED.|
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