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Campbell v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1790 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a trial court violates a defendant’s rights under the Confrontation Clause by prohibiting cross-examination of accomplice witnesses about the sentencing benefits they hope to receive in exchange for their cooperation with the government; and (2) whether appellate courts should review violations of the Confrontation Clause de novo or for abuse of discretion.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 21 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 23, 2021)
Jun 30 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner Alston Campbell, Jr.
Jul 08 2021Brief amicus curiae of Due Process Institute filed.
Jul 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 23, 2021 to August 23, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 16 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 23, 2021.