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Woodard v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-6387 10th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, as many courts have held, allowing a prosecution to continue after lengthy and demonstrably prejudicial delay in filing criminal charges offends due process, even absent prosecutorial intent to gain a tactical advantage or harass, when the prosecution cannot provide an explanation for the delay sufficient to justify the extent of the prejudice suffered by the defendant.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 16 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 21, 2020)
Dec 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 21, 2020 to January 20, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 21 2020Brief amicus curiae of Due Process Institute filed.
Dec 22 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 20, 2021. (Docket entry corrected 1/7/21)
Jan 14 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 20, 2021 to February 19, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 19, 2021.
Feb 09 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 19, 2021 to February 22, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 10 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 22, 2021.
Feb 22 2021Brief of respondent United States of America in opposition filed.
Mar 01 2021Reply of petitioner Darrin B. Woodard filed.
Mar 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.
Mar 22 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/26/2021.
Mar 29 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/1/2021.