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Lambert v. Louisiana

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-81 La. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether prejudice is required, and if so what prejudice counts, in determining which test applies to excessive sentencing-delay claims under the due process clause; and (2) whether, in a prosecution under a multi-count indictment on a common set of facts, the judgment becomes final for purposes of Griffith v. Kentucky when all counts are resolved, or defendants on direct appeal are instead required to seek certiorari from each count when other counts remain unresolved.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 25 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 26, 2022)
Aug 04 2022Waiver of right of respondent Louisiana to respond filed.
Aug 10 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.