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Wolfe v. Virginia

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1056 Va. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a state court can avoid the federal constitutional issues raised by a vindictive prosecution claim, which challenges the state’s constitutional authority to convict and impose sentence, by applying a forfeiture rule that itself does not comply with constitutional due process.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 29 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 5, 2021)
Mar 01 2021Waiver of right of respondent Commonwealth of Virginia to respond filed.
Mar 10 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/26/2021.
Mar 19 2021Response Requested. (Due April 19, 2021)
Mar 23 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 19, 2021 to May 18, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 24 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 18, 2021.
May 18 2021Brief of respondent Commonwealth of Virginia in opposition filed.
May 28 2021Reply of petitioner Justin Michael Wolfe filed. (Distributed)
Jun 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/17/2021.