Breaking News

Olsen v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 16, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1336 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issues: (1) Whether a district court may dismiss an indictment under the Speedy Trial Act, when the district court finds that it is possible to hold a jury trial safely, but when a districtwide order forbids the holding of jury trials; and (2) whether a district court may dismiss an indictment with prejudice as a remedy for a Speedy Trial Act violation when the court, not the prosecutor, is principally at fault for the delay.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 05 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 9, 2022)
Apr 12 2022Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Apr 20 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/12/2022.
May 03 2022Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed. (Distributed)
May 16 2022Petition DENIED.