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