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Friend v. Indiana

Petition for certiorari denied on June 29, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1214 Ind. Ct. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether, and under what circumstances, criminal defendants’ Sixth Amendment and due process rights entitle them to obtain witnesses’ privileged treatment records from private doctors, psychotherapists or counselors.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 09 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 14, 2020)
May 08 2020Motion of State of Indiana for an extension of time not accepted for filing. (May 11, 2020 - amended motion submitted)
May 08 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 14, 2020 to June 3, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 11 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 3, 2020.
May 14 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jun 03 2020Brief of respondent State of Indiana in opposition filed.
Jun 05 2020Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Jun 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.
Jun 09 2020Reply of petitioner Marty Friend filed. (Distributed)
Jun 29 2020Petition DENIED.