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Pon v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on November 15, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1709 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether an appellate court reviewing a cold criminal trial record may determine that an error at trial was harmless by applying an “overwhelming evidence of guilt” test that considers only the potential effect of the error on the government’s case and not on the defense.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 10 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 12, 2021)
Jul 07 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 12, 2021 to August 11, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 08 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 11, 2021.
Jul 09 2021Brief amicus curiae of Professor Daniel Epps filed.
Jul 12 2021Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jul 12 2021Brief amici curiae of Legal Scholars filed.
Jul 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 11, 2021 to September 10, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 16 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including September 10, 2021.
Sep 01 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 10, 2021 to October 11, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 02 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including October 12, 2021.
Oct 12 2021Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Oct 26 2021Reply of petitioner David Ming Pon filed. (Distributed)
Oct 27 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/12/2021.
Nov 15 2021Petition DENIED.