Phonsavanh Phongmanivan v. Haynes, No. 16-36018 (9th Cir. 2019)Annotate this Case
The Ninth Circuit certified the following question to the Washington Supreme Court: Is the denial of a personal restraint petition final when the Washington Supreme Court denies a motion to modify an order of its Commissioner denying discretionary review of the state appellate court's denial, or is the denial not final until the Clerk of the Washington Court of Appeals issues a certificate of finality as required by Rule 16.15(e)(1)(c) of the Rules of Appellate Procedure?
The court issued a subsequent related opinion or order on April 9, 2020.