Gutierrez v. Saenz

Citation207 L.Ed.2d 1075,141 S.Ct. 127 (Mem)
Decision Date16 June 2020
Docket Number19-8695,19A1052
Parties Ruben GUTIERREZ, Applicant, v. Luis V. SAENZ, et al.
CourtUnited States Supreme Court

141 S.Ct. 127 (Mem)
207 L.Ed.2d 1075

Ruben GUTIERREZ, Applicant,
v.

Luis V. SAENZ, et al.

19-8695
19A1052

Supreme Court of the United States.

June 16, 2020


Application for stay of execution of sentence of death presented to Justice Alito

141 S.Ct. 128

and by him referred to the Court granted pending the disposition of the petition for writ of certiorari. Should the petition for writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the sending down of the judgment of this Court. The District Court should promptly determine, based on whatever evidence the parties provide, whether serious security problems would result if a prisoner facing execution is permitted to choose the spiritual adviser the prisoner wishes to have in his immediate presence during the execution.

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  • Smith v. Dunn
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — Middle District of Alabama
    • February 2, 2021
    ...spiritual advisor the prisoner wishes to have in his immediate physical presence during the execution." Gutierrez v. Saenz , ––– U.S. ––––, 141 S. Ct. 127, 128, 207 L.Ed.2d 1075 (2020) (mem).In compliance with this order, the district court considered the evidence and briefs submitted by th......
  • Gutierrez v. Saenz
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — Southern District of Texas
    • March 23, 2021
    ...19-8695, Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. The Supreme Court stayed Gutierrez execution on June 16, 2020. Gutierrez v. Saenz , ––– U.S. ––––, 141 S.Ct. 127, 207 L. Ed. 2d 1075 (2020) ; see Griggs v. Provident Consumer Disc. Co. , 459 U.S. 56, 58, 103 S.Ct. 400, 74 L.Ed.2d 225 (1982).On Jun......
  • Ramirez v. Collier
    • United States
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • March 24, 2022
    ...prisoner's spiritual advisor to be present in the execution chamber. See id. , at 133–152.Our decisions in Gutierrez v. Saenz , 590 U.S. ––––, 141 S.Ct. 127, 207 L.Ed.2d 1075 (2020), and Dunn v. Smith , 592 U.S. ––––, 141 S.Ct. 725, 209 L.Ed.2d 30 (2021), seem to have precipitated the chang......
  • Gonzales v. Collier
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — Southern District of Texas
    • July 5, 2022
    ...requests. Dkt 66 at 3–4; see Murphy v. Collier , ––– U.S. ––––, 139 S. Ct. 1475, 203 L.Ed.2d 633 (2019) ; Gutierrez v. Saenz , ––– U.S. ––––, 141 S. Ct. 127, 207 L.Ed.2d 1075 (2020).That argument fails for two reasons. First, it misapprehends the narrow injunction sought by Gonzales. He doe......
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