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Cunningham v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1482 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether a finding of “circumstantial guarantees of trustworthiness” may be premised on a district court’s belief in the truth of the hearsay statement, and its assessment of the credibility of the hearsay witnesses, rather than the circumstances surrounding the making of the statement.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 28 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 28, 2019)
Jun 18 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 28, 2019 to July 29, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 19 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 29, 2019.
Jul 29 2019Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Aug 12 2019Reply of petitioner Semyya Lanise Cunningham filed.
Aug 14 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Oct 07 2019Petition DENIED.