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Young v. Georgia

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-782 Ga. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether requiring a capital defendant to prove his intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt violates the due process clause by creating an unacceptable risk that a constitutional right will go unenforced; and (2) whether requiring a capital defendant to prove his intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt violates the Eighth Amendment by creating an unacceptable risk that an intellectually disabled person will be executed.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 22 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 27, 2021)
Dec 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 27, 2021 to January 26, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 17 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 26, 2022.
Dec 23 2021Brief amici curiae of Charles Fried and Seth P. Waxman filed.
Dec 23 2021Brief amici curiae of Elsa R. Alcala, et al. filed.
Dec 27 2021Brief amici curiae of Disability Rights Legal Center, et al. filed.
Dec 27 2021Brief amici curiae of Rutherford Institute, et al. filed.