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Ochoa v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 24, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-5503 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issues: (1) Whether the double jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment prohibits the federal government from charging, convicting and sentencing a person who has already been charged, convicted and sentenced in the court of a state for much of the same conduct; and (2) whether the seriousness of the offense conduct is an appropriate consideration for a district court when fashioning a sentence on revocation of supervised release.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 31 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due September 5, 2017)
Aug 11 2017Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Aug 17 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
Aug 31 2017Response Requested. (Due October 2, 2017)
Sep 28 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 1, 2017.
Nov 01 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Nov 14 2017Reply of petitioner Ramiro Ochoa filed.
Dec 07 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 03 2018Rescheduled.
Mar 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.
May 29 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/31/2018.
Jun 04 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.
Jun 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
Jun 18 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
Jun 17 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.
Jun 24 2019Petition DENIED.
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