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Oklahoma v. Wolf

Petition for certiorari denied on June 10, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1035 Ok. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Whether the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals erred when it created a split of authority amongst the lower courts by rejecting the universally-recognized limitations on the scope of this Court’s decision in Lamber v. California, which held that a defendant’s knowledge of an ordinance is constitutionally irrelevant except in a narrow class of convictions where the ordinance involves conduct that is “wholly passive” and conditions do not lead one to inquire about the existence of a regulation; and (2) whether the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals’ decision holding that due process requires a statute to provide a means of individual notice conflicts with this Court’s holding in Texaco v. Short, which held in pertinent part that the notice requirement of due process only requires the legislature to enact the law, publish the law, and provide a period of time for people to become familiar with the law.

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 20 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 25, 2013)
Mar 18 2013Waiver of right of respondent Angela Michelle Wolf to respond filed.
Apr 3 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 19, 2013.
Apr 9 2013Response Requested . (Due May 9, 2013)
May 9 2013Brief of respondent Angela Michelle Wolf in opposition filed.
May 9 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Angela Michelle Wolf.
May 17 2013Reply of petitioner Oklahoma filed.
May 21 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 6, 2013.
Jun 10 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jun 10 2013Petition DENIED.
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