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McQUIGGIN v. PERKINS

Docket No.: 12-126
Certiorari Granted: Oct 29 2012
Argued: February 25, 2013
Decided: May 28, 2013

Topics:

AEDPA, Confrontation Clause, Death Penalty, Internal Revenue Code, Quiet Title Act, abuse of discretion, actual innocence, death penalty, due diligence, equitable relief, habeas, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel, miscarriage of justice, murder, separation of powers, untimely filing

PartyNames: Greg McQuiggin, Warden v. Floyd Perkins
Petitioner: Greg McQuiggin, Warden
Respondent: Floyd Perkins

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 670 F.3d 665
Supreme Court Docket

Greg McQuiggin, Warden
v.
Floyd Perkins
Question Presented:

1. Whether there is an actual-innocence exception to the requirement that a petitioner show an extraordinary circumstance that "prevented timely filing" of a habeas petition. 2. If so, whether there is an additional actual-innocence exception to the requirement that a petitioner demonstrate that "he has been pursuing his rights diligently."

McQUIGGIN v. PERKINS
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 25, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in McQUIGGIN v. PERKINS
Holding: VACATED AND REMANDED
Vote: 6-3

McQUIGGIN v. PERKINS
Case Documents

1REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONER
2PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI
3BRIEF OF ALABAMA, COLORADO, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, IDAHO, OKLAHOMA, TENNESSEE, UTAH, WASHINGTON, AND WYOMING AS AMICI CURIAE SUPPORTING PETITIONER
4BRIEF IN OPPOSITION
5McQUIGGIN v. PERKINS Oral Argument Transcript (PDF)
6McQUIGGIN v. PERKINS Oral Argument Audio
7Slip Opinion in McQUIGGIN v. PERKINS (Opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg)