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Sample v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-759 10th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a district court may reduce a prison sentence, or impose a probationary term in lieu of imprisonment, to enable a defendant to earn income to pay restitution to his victims.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 13 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 14, 2019)
Jan 08 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Matthew D. Sample.
Jan 10 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 14, 2019 to February 13, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 11 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 13, 2019.
Jan 14 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Jan 14 2019Brief amici curiae of National Organization for Victim Assistance, et al. filed.
Jan 30 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 13, 2019 to March 15, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 31 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 15, 2019.
 
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