|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-1193||Okla. Crim. App.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
Issue: What requirements a criminal defendant must satisfy to qualify as an “Indian” under the Major Crimes Act.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 20 2022||Application (21A355) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 26, 2022 to February 25, 2022, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.|
|Jan 24 2022||Application (21A355) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until February 25, 2022.|
|Feb 25 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 1, 2022)|
|Apr 01 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 1, 2022 to May 2, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 04 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 2, 2022.|
|Apr 22 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 2, 2022 to May 10, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 25 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 10, 2022.|
|May 10 2022||Brief of respondent Robert E. Wadkins in opposition filed.|
|May 10 2022||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Robert E. Wadkins.|
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