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United States v. Collins

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-184 C.A.A.F. Oct 13, 2020

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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 31 2019Application (18A1257) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 10, 2019 to July 10, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jun 06 2019Application (18A1257) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 10, 2019.
Jun 28 2019Application (18A1257) to extend further the time from July 10, 2019 to August 9, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jul 03 2019Application (18A1257) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until August 9, 2019.
Aug 09 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 9, 2019)
Aug 30 2019Motion respondent Humphrey Daniels to extend the time to file a response from September 9, 2019 to October 9, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 05 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 9, 2019, for all respondents.
Sep 09 2019Brief of respondent Richard D. Collins in opposition filed.
Sep 09 2019Brief amici curiae of Harmony Allen and Tonja Schulz filed.
Oct 09 2019Brief of respondent Humphrey Daniels in opposition filed.
Oct 23 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/8/2019.
Oct 23 2019Reply of petitioner USA filed. (Distributed)
Nov 12 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.
Nov 15 2019Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 19-108 is granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
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.”
Jan 31 2020SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, March 23, 2020. VIDED
Feb 19 2020Record requested from the U.S.C.A. Armed Forces.
Feb 26 2020Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Armed Forces. (1-Envelope)
Apr 13 2020Argument to be rescheduled for the October Term 2020. VIDED.
Jul 13 2020SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. VIDED.
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