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Wolfe v. Clark

Petition for certiorari denied on February 24, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-555 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a federal court has authority in extraordinary circumstances to bar a state from reprosecuting a defendant when state officials violate a federal habeas order and engage in continuing misconduct that substantially prejudices the defendant’s ability to secure a fair retrial.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 19 2013Application (13A199) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 16, 2013 to October 31, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Aug 20 2013Response to application from respondent Harold W. Clarke, Director, Virginia Department of Corrections filed.
Aug 21 2013Application (13A199) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 31, 2013.
Oct 31 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 4, 2013)
Nov 7 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 3, 2014.
Dec 4 2013Brief amici curiae of Northwestern University Supreme Court Practicum, et al. filed.
Jan 3 2014Brief of respondent Harold W. Clarke, Director, Virginia Department of Corrections in opposition filed.
Jan 17 2014Reply of petitioner Justin Michael Wolfe filed.
Jan 22 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Feb 24 2014Petition DENIED.