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Nelson v. Colorado

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1256 Colo. Jan 9, 2017
Tr.Aud.
TBD TBD TBD OT 2016

Issue: Whether Colorado’s requirement that defendants must prove their innocence by clear and convincing evidence to get their money back, after reversal of conviction of a crime entailing various monetary penalties, is consistent with due process.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 6 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 9, 2016)
Apr 19 2016Waiver of right of respondent Colorado to respond filed.
May 3 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 19, 2016.
May 11 2016Response Requested . (Due June 10, 2016)
May 20 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 9, 2016.
Jun 10 2016Brief amicus curiae of Colorado Criminal Defense Bar filed.
Aug 9 2016Brief of respondent Colorado in opposition filed.
Aug 18 2016Reply of petitioners Shannon Nelson and Louis Alonzo Madden filed.
Aug 24 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Sep 29 2016Petition GRANTED.
Nov 14 2016Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 14 2016Brief of petitioners Shannon Nelson and Louis Alonzo Madden filed.
Nov 17 2016Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Nov 18 2016Brief amici curiae of Institute for Justice and the Cato Institute filed.
Nov 21 2016Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Dec 5 2016SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, January 9, 2017.
Dec 7 2016Record requested from the Supreme Court of Colorado.
Dec 12 2016CIRCULATED.
Dec 13 2016Record received from the Supreme Court of Colorado in Case 13SC495. 1 Box (part of the record is SEALED).
Dec 14 2016Brief of respondent Colorado filed. (Distributed)
Dec 22 2016Reply of petitioners Shannon Nelson and Louis Alonzo Madden filed. (Distributed)
Jan 5 2017Record received from the Supreme Court of Colorado in Case 13SC496. 1 Box (part of the record is SEALED).
Jan 9 2017Argued. For petitioners: Stuart Banner, Los Angeles, Cal. For respondent: Frederick R. Yarger, Solicitor General, Denver, Colo.
 
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