Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Evans v. Crews

Petition for certiorari denied on May 20, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1134 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether Hildwin v. Florida, which upheld Florida's capital sentencing regime, remains good law after Ring v. Arizona, which held that “[c]apital defendants, no less than noncapital defendants . . . are entitled to a jury determination of any fact on which the legislature conditions an increase in their maximum punishment.”

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DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 18 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 18, 2013)
Apr 18 2013Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Apr 18 2013Brief of respondent Michael D. Crews, Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections in opposition filed.
Apr 29 2013Reply of petitioner Paul H. Evans filed.
Apr 30 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 16, 2013.
May 20 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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