from the Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Third Circuit
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Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Ramos v. Louisiana, 590 U. S. ___ (2020). Justice Alito, concurring in the decision to grant, vacate, and remand: In this and in all other cases in which the Court grants, vacates, and remands in light of Ramos v. Louisiana, I concur in the judgment on the understanding that the Court is not deciding or expressing a view on whether the question was properly raised below but is instead leaving that question to be decided on remand.
Brief of respondent State of Louisiana in opposition filed.
Response Requested. (Due September 13, 2019)
Waiver of right of respondent State of Louisiana to respond filed.
Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 29, 2019)
Robert Heard, Petitioner, represented by Christopher Albert Aberle Jr.
State of Louisiana, Respondent, represented by Elizabeth Baker Murrill