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Currier v. Virginia

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term

Issue: Whether a defendant who consents to severance of multiple charges into sequential trials loses his right under the double jeopardy clause to the issue-preclusive effect of an acquittal.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 09 2017Application (16A810) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 8, 2017 to May 7, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Feb 14 2017Application (16A810) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 7, 2017.
May 08 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 7, 2017)
May 25 2017Waiver of right of respondent Virginia to respond filed.
Jun 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 07 2017Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)
Jun 13 2017Response Requested. (Due July 13, 2017)
Jun 21 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 10, 2017.
Aug 04 2017Brief of respondent Virginia in opposition filed.
Aug 15 2017Reply of petitioner Michael N.Currier filed.
Aug 16 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
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