|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-1327||Mich.||Nov 6, 2012||Feb 20, 2013||8-1||Sotomayor||OT 2012|
Holding: The Double Jeopardy Clause bars retrial following a court-directed acquittal, even if the acquittal was erroneous.
Judgment: Reversed, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on February 20, 2013. Justice Alito filed a dissenting opinion.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 2 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 4, 2012)|
|May 8 2012||Brief of respondent Michigan in opposition filed.|
|May 16 2012||Reply of petitioner Lamar Evans filed.|
|May 22 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 7, 2012.|
|Jun 11 2012||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jun 13 2012||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Lamar Evans.|
|Jun 20 2012||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Jun 29 2012||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.|
|Jul 13 2012||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 17, 2012.|
|Jul 13 2012||The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 5, 2012.|
|Jul 23 2012||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, November 6, 2012|
|Aug 14 2012||Record received from Supreme Court of Michigan. (1 envelope)|
|Aug 15 2012||Brief of petitioner Lamar Evans filed.|
|Aug 17 2012||Record received from Court of Appeals of Michigan. (1 envelope)|
|Aug 22 2012||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 24 2012||CIRCULATED.|
|Oct 5 2012||Brief of respondent Michigan filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 12 2012||Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 12 2012||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Oct 26 2012||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Oct 29 2012||Reply of petitioner Lamar Evans filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 6 2012||Argued. For petitioner: David A. Moran, Ann Arbor, Mich. For respondent: Timothy A. Baughman, Detroit, Mich.; and Curtis E. Gannon, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)|
|Feb 20 2013||Judgment REVERSED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion.|
|Mar 25 2013||MANDATE ISSUED.|
|May 8 2013||Record returned to Supreme Court of Michigan.|
|May 8 2013||Record returned to Court of Appeals of Michigan.|
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