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Docket Number16-9493
Full NameFlorencio Rosales-Mireles v. United States
Short NameRosales-Mireles v. U.S.
PetitionerFlorencio Rosales-Mireles
RespondentUnited States
Date Argued (Reargued)Feb. 21, 2018
Date Decided

Question Presented

In United· States v. Olano, this Court held that, under the fourth prong of plain error review, "[t]he Court of Appeals should correct a plain forfeited error affecting substantial rights if the error ‘seriously affect[s] the fairness, integrity, or public reputation of judicial proceedings." 507 U.S. 725, 736 (1993). To meet that standard, is it necessary, as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals required, that the error be one that "would shock the conscience of the common man, serve as a powerful indictment against our system of Justice, or seriously call into question the competence or integrity of the district judge?"

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Case Events

15 2018-01-10Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
14 2018-01-10Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
13 2018-01-05CIRCULATED
12 2017-12-20SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, February 21, 2018
11 2017-12-05Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
10 2017-11-29Brief of petitioner Rosales-Mireles, Florencio filed.
9 2017-11-29Joint appendix filed.
8 2017-11-09The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 10, 2018.
7 2017-11-09The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 29, 2017.
6 2017-09-28Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
5 2017-08-24DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
4 2017-08-22Reply of petitioner Florencio Rosales-Mireles filed. (Distributed)
3 2017-08-09Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
2 2017-07-07Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 9, 2017.
1 2017-06-05Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 10, 2017)

Case Counsels

NameParty NameDescriptionAddressPhoneType
Kristin L. DavidsonRosales-Mireles, FlorencioCounsel of Rec727 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., Suite B-207 San Antonio, TX 78206Kristin_davidson@fd.org(210) 472-6700petitioner
Noel J. FranciscoUnited StatesCounsel of RecordSolicitor GeneralUnited States Department of Justice950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20530-0001SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov202-514-2217respondent
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