Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

Womack v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-6988 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether petitioner was erroneously denied his Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights to present his defensive theory of lack of specific intent or mens rea.

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 26 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 3, 2012)
Nov 28 2012Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Dec 6 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.
Jan 3 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 18, 2013.
Jan 22 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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