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Castillo v. Virginia

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-921 Va. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the confrontation clause allows a non-victim child witness to testify against his father via two-way closed-circuit television when the witness cannot see his father and does not know that his father is on trial for murder; and (2) whether, given that Crawford v. Washington removed the underpinnings of Maryland v. Craig, Craig should be overruled.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 04 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 8, 2021)
Jan 19 2021Waiver of right of respondent Virginia to respond filed.
Jan 20 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.