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Haws v. Idaho

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1095 Idaho TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a criminal defendant’s purported waiver of the right to appeal in a plea agreement is knowing, intelligent and voluntary—as required by the due process clauses of the Fifth and 14th Amendments—when the trial court incorrectly informs the defendant, during the colloquy in which the court accepts the defendant’s guilty plea, that the defendant has reserved the right to appeal.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 04 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 12, 2021)
Feb 12 2021Waiver of right of respondent State of Idaho to respond filed.
Feb 17 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/5/2021.
Mar 01 2021Response Requested. (Due March 31, 2021)
Mar 30 2021Brief of respondent State of Idaho in opposition filed.
Mar 30 2021Brief amici curiae of Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Mar 31 2021Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from April 14, 2021 to April 27, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 05 2021Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until April 27, 2021 granted.