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Harris v. Maryland

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-101 Md. Ct. Spec. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, when preindictment delay has caused actual prejudice to the accused’s ability to defend himself, the due process clause requires that the defendant prove that the delay was driven by an improper prosecutorial motive, or that courts balance the particular prejudice to the defendant against the particular reasons (or lack thereof) for the delay.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 27 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 2, 2020)
Aug 13 2020Waiver of right of respondent State of Maryland to respond filed.
Aug 19 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 03 2020Response Requested. (Due October 5, 2020)
Sep 03 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 5, 2020 to December 4, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 09 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 4, 2020.
Oct 05 2020Brief amici curiae of Maine, Vermont, and Washington Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Dec 04 2020Brief of respondent State of Maryland in opposition filed.
Dec 23 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Dec 23 2020Reply of petitioner Lloyd Harris filed. (Distributed)
Jan 11 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.
Jan 19 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.
Feb 12 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Feb 22 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/26/2021.
Mar 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/5/2021.
Mar 15 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.
Mar 22 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/26/2021.
Mar 29 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/1/2021.
Apr 12 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.
Apr 19 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.
Apr 26 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/30/2021.