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North Carolina v. Courtney

Pending petition
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Issue: Whether the mistrial exception to the double jeopardy bar applies when, after a mistrial, the government voluntarily dismisses a criminal charge.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 15 2019Application (19A437) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 14, 2019 to December 13, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 21 2019Application (19A437) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 13, 2019.
Dec 12 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 15, 2020)
Jan 03 2020Waiver of right of respondent James H. Courtney, III to respond filed.
Jan 15 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.
Jan 17 2020Response Requested. (Due February 18, 2020)
Jan 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 18, 2020 to March 19, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 28 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 19, 2020.
Mar 19 2020Motion of James H. Courtney, III for leave to proceed in forma pauperis submitted.
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