Stipulated Reversals and Vacatur
California Supreme Court Elections 1998
Thompson v. Calderon In an extraordinary decision filed on August 3, 1997, the en banc court recalled a panel's mandate in a death penalty case, and stayed the execution. Just three days later the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari. On April 29, 1998, the Supreme Court reversed in a 5-4 decision. The case ended with Thompson's execution on July 14, 1998. Follow the chronology of what happened, and read all the orders and decisions on this page.
Step by Step down the Road to a Writ of Mandate
Legal Works '98 Presentation on List Servers, Discussion Forums and Push Technology
Appellate Practice in Action -- County of Los Angeles v. Superior Court (Schonert)
Format Neutral Citations
Professor William Fletcher's Nomination to the Ninth Circuit
Facts about the California Supreme Court's depublication practice
Facts About The Ninth Circuit's Supreme Court Record
Should the Ninth Circuit Be Split?
Tips to make sure that your appeal is timely
Tips for preparation of the record
Tips on briefing
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