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Trent v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 21, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-830 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the exclusion of testimony on the specific length of the mandatory minimum sentence faced by a cooperating witness violates a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to cross-examination.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 28 2017Application (17A352) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 11, 2017 to December 8, 2017, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 29 2017Application (17A352) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until December 8, 2017.
Dec 08 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 10, 2018)
Jan 03 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 10, 2018 to February 9, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 04 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 9, 2018.
Feb 09 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 9, 2018 to March 22, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 12 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 22, 2018.
Mar 22 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 10 2018Reply of petitioner Phil Lamont Trent filed.
Apr 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Apr 24 2018Rescheduled.
Apr 24 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 09 2018Rescheduled.
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 21 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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