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Nelson v. Wisconsin

Petition for certiorari denied on March 30, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-555 Wis. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether a trial court's complete denial of a criminal defendant's constitutional right to testify is amenable to harmless-error analysis.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 18 2014Application (14A319) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 14, 2014 to November 13, 2014, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 22 2014Application (14A319) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until November 13, 2014.
Nov 13 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 15, 2014)
Nov 26 2014Waiver of right of respondent Wisconsin to respond filed.
Dec 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Dec 15 2014Response Requested . (Due January 14, 2015)
Dec 15 2014Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Jan 7 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 4, 2015.
Feb 4 2015Brief of respondent Wisconsin in opposition filed.
Feb 17 2015Reply of petitioner Angelica C. Nelson filed.
Feb 18 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 6, 2015.
Mar 9 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 20, 2015.
Mar 23 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 27, 2015.
Mar 30 2015Petition DENIED.