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Farrar v. Williams

Petition for certiorari denied on October 5, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-953 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the due process clause is violated when the prosecution relies on material, perjured testimony to secure a conviction but did not know the testimony was perjured until after the trial, as six courts have held, or whether the prosecution’s contemporaneous knowledge of the perjured testimony is required, as eight courts have held.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 13 2019Application (19A587) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 27, 2019 to January 26, 2020, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Nov 26 2019Application (19A587) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until January 27, 2020.
Jan 27 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 2, 2020)
Feb 26 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 2, 2020 to May 1, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 02 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 1, 2020.
Apr 22 2020Waiver of right of respondent Dean Williams, et al. to respond filed.
Apr 28 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 04 2020Response Requested. (Due June 3, 2020)
Jun 03 2020Brief of respondents Dean Williams, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 17 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Jun 17 2020Reply of petitioner Charles Farrar filed. (Distributed)
Oct 05 2020Petition DENIED.