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White v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-270 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether, under the Speedy Trial Act, time engaged in a plea negotiation that does not result in a finalized plea agreement is automatically excludable as “other proceedings concerning the defendant” under 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(1), as four circuits hold; or whether such time is excludable only if the district court makes case-specific “ends of justice” findings under 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7), as four other circuits hold.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 07 2017Application (16A1205) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 18, 2017 to August 17, 2017, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jun 07 2017Application (16A1205) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 17, 2017.
Aug 17 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 20, 2017)
Sep 15 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 20, 2017.
Oct 13 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 30, 2017.
Nov 30 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Term Snapshot