|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether a criminal defendant charged with an offense punishable by incarceration is denied due process when he is tried by a non-lawyer judge and when the defendant has no opportunity for a de novo trial before a judge who is a lawyer.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 22 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 25, 2016)|
|Aug 8 2016||Waiver of right of respondent Montana to respond filed.|
|Aug 24 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Sep 12 2016||Response Requested . (Due October 12, 2016)|
|Sep 21 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 14, 2016.|
|Oct 12 2016||Brief amicus curiae of A.J.Z. Law Firm filed.|
|Nov 14 2016||Brief of respondent Montana in opposition filed.|
|Nov 22 2016||Reply of petitioner Kelly Davis filed.|
|Nov 30 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.|
|Jan 9 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.|
|Jan 17 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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