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Deveraux v. Montana

Petition for certiorari denied on March 20, 2023
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-418 Mont. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issue: Whether a trial court commits structural error, requiring automatic reversal under the Sixth Amendment, when it seats a biased juror after erroneously denying a for-cause challenge to that juror.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 16 2022Application (22A243) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 3, 2022 to November 2, 2022, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 20 2022Application (22A243) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until November 2, 2022.
Nov 02 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 5, 2022)
Nov 29 2022Waiver of right of respondent Montana to respond filed.
Dec 05 2022Brief amicus curiae of Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Dec 07 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/6/2023.
Dec 14 2022Response Requested. (Due January 13, 2023)
Dec 22 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 13, 2023 to February 13, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 23 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 13, 2023.
Feb 13 2023Brief of respondent of Montana in opposition filed.
Feb 28 2023Reply of petitioner Gene Deveraux filed. (Distributed)
Mar 01 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/17/2023.
Mar 20 2023Petition DENIED.