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Wright v. Indiana

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-634 Ind. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a defendant’s otherwise clear invocation of his right to represent himself becomes equivocal when he prefers representation by an attorney who cannot or will not represent him; and (2) whether courts may override a defendant’s right to represent himself in a high-penalty case out of fear that he will be unable to represent himself well.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 01 2021Motion (21M37) for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the supplemental appendix under seal filed.
Oct 01 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 1, 2021)
Oct 13 2021MOTION (21M37) DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/29/2021.
Nov 01 2021Motion (21M37) for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the supplemental appendix under seal Granted.
Nov 17 2021Waiver of right of respondent Indiana to respond filed.
Nov 23 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/10/2021.
Nov 23 2021Response Requested. (Due December 23, 2021)