Supreme Court GVRs
Posted on: 6/3/2013 02:47:28 PM by Peoples

On June 3, 2013, the Supreme Court granted certiorari, vacated the judgment, and remanded eight cases for further consideration in light of Trevino v. Thaler, 569 U.S. ___ (2013).  Six of the cases were from the Fifth Circuit and, like in Trevino, involved Texas inmates - Washington v. Thaler, 11-10870; Balentine v. Thaler, 12-5906; Ayestas v. Thaler, 12-6656; Haynes v. Thaler, 12-6760; Gates v. Thaler, 12-7612; Newbury v. Thaler, 12-7657.  One case was from the Sixth Circuit involving a Tennessee inmate -Smith v. Colson, 12-390 - and the other case was from the Eighth Circuit concerning an Arkansas inmate - Dansby v. Hobbs, 12-8582.  

Also on June 3, 2013, the Supreme Court granted certiorari, vacated the judgment, and remanded three cases for further consideration in light of McQuiggin v. Perkins, 569 U.S. ___ (2013), one from the Third Circuit - Stratton v. Coleman, Supt., 12-8093 - one from the Fifth Circuit - Vizcarra v. Thaler, 12-6257 - and one from the Eleventh Circuit - Mancill v. Freeman, 12-6794.