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United States v. Briggs

Consolidated with:

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-108 C.A.A.F. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces erred in concluding – contrary to its own longstanding precedent – that the Uniform Code of Military Justice allows prosecution of a rape that occurred between 1986 and 2006 only if it was discovered and charged within five years.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 10 2019Application (18A1168) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 23, 2019 to June 22, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.
May 14 2019Application (18A1168) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 22, 2019.
Jun 11 2019Application (18A1168) to extend further the time from June 22, 2019 to July 22, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jun 12 2019Application (18A1168) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 22, 2019.
Jul 22 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 21, 2019)
Aug 14 2019Brief of respondent Michael Briggs in opposition filed.
Aug 28 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Aug 28 2019Reply of petitioner United States of America filed. (Distributed)
Sep 19 2019Rescheduled.
Oct 23 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/8/2019.
Nov 12 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.
Nov 15 2019Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 19-184 is granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.
Nov 15 2019Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 19-108. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 19-108. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”
Nov 25 2019Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed. VIDED.
Nov 27 2019Motion to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 6, 2020. The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including February 12, 2020.
 
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