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Hemphill v. New York

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-637 N.Y. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, or under what circumstances, a criminal defendant, whose argumentation or introduction of evidence at trial “opens the door” to the admission of responsive evidence that would otherwise be barred by the rules of evidence, also forfeits his right to exclude evidence otherwise barred by the confrontation clause.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 06 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 10, 2020)
Nov 13 2020Waiver of right of respondent State of New York to respond filed.
Nov 17 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.
Nov 18 2020Response Requested. (Due December 18, 2020)
Nov 18 2020Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner Darrell Hemphill
Dec 04 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 18, 2020 to February 1, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 07 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 1, 2021.
Dec 18 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Dec 18 2020Brief amici curiae of Evidence and Criminal Procedure Professors filed.
Jan 20 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 1, 2021 to March 1, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 21 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 1, 2021.
Mar 01 2021Brief of respondent State of New York in opposition filed.
Mar 16 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/1/2021.
Mar 16 2021Reply of petitioner Darrell Hemphill filed. (Distributed)
Apr 12 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.