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Sanders v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-8002 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should overrule the “dual sovereignty” exception to the double jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment for serial state and federal prosecutions for the same conduct.

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 21 2017Application (17A678) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 3, 2018 to March 4, 2018, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Jan 03 2018Application (17A678) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until March 4, 2018.
Mar 02 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 5, 2018)
Mar 27 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 5, 2018 to May 7, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 28 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 7, 2018.
May 07 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.
Jun 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
 
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