|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the New Jersey Legislature has packed the consequences of a conviction of a third or subsequent traffic offense under New Jersey Statutes Annotated 39:4-50 so as to render the offense “serious” and to entitle offenders to the right to a jury trial under the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution and the decisional law of this Court.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 10 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 12, 2016)|
|Sep 6 2016||Waiver of right of respondent New Jersey to respond filed.|
|Sep 21 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.|
|Sep 22 2016||Response Requested . (Due October 24, 2016)|
|Oct 14 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 25, 2016.|
|Nov 18 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 27, 2016.|
|Dec 27 2016||Brief of respondent New Jersey in opposition filed.|
|Jan 11 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2017.|
|Feb 21 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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