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North Carolina v. Courtney

Petition for certiorari denied on May 26, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-766 N.C. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

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

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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 2020Brief of respondent James H. Courtney, III in opposition filed.
Mar 19 2020Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent James H. Courtney, III.
Apr 07 2020Reply of petitioner North Carolina filed. (Distributed)
Apr 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/24/2020.
Apr 22 2020Rescheduled.
Apr 27 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/1/2020.
Apr 29 2020Rescheduled.
May 11 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 13 2020Rescheduled.
May 18 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.
May 26 2020Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
May 26 2020Petition DENIED.
 
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