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Pon v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1709 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.