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Amer v. New Jersey

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

Issues: (1) Whether a defendant is always “unable to stand trial” under Article VI(a) of the Interstate Agreement on Detainers while a pretrial motion is pending; and (2) whether a defendant has been “brought to trial” within 180 days of his request for final disposition of charges under Article III(a) of the agreement at the point when jury selection begins.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 29 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 2, 2023)
Nov 03 2023Waiver of right of respondent New Jersey to respond filed.
Nov 14 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/1/2023.
Nov 21 2023Response Requested. (Due December 21, 2023)
Dec 11 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 21, 2023 to January 22, 2024, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 12 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 22, 2024.
Jan 22 2024Brief of respondent New Jersey in opposition filed.
Feb 07 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/23/2024.
Feb 07 2024Reply of petitioner Rami A. Amer filed. (Distributed)