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Minnesota v. Sahr

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-239 Minn. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether this Court should address an issue it reserved in Serfass v. United States and Sanabria v. United States, on whether “a defendant who is afforded an opportunity to obtain a determination of a legal defense prior to trial and nevertheless knowingly allows himself to be placed in jeopardy before raising the defense” forfeits or waives his double jeopardy protections.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 21 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 24, 2012)
Sep 21 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 24, 2012.
Oct 24 2012Brief of respondent Michael William Sahr in opposition filed.
Oct 24 2012Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent.
Nov 5 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Feb 20 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2013.
Feb 25 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Feb 25 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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