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Docket Number16-1348
Term2017
Full NameMichael Nelson Currier v. Virginia
Short NameCurrier v. Virginia
PetitionerMichael Nelson Currier
RespondentVirginia
Date Argued (Reargued)Feb. 20, 2018
Date DecidedJune 22, 2018

Question Presented

Whether a defendant who consents to severance of multiple charges into sequential trials loses his right under the Double Jeopardy Clause to the issue-preclusive effect of an acquittal.

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John G. Roberts, Jr.John G. Roberts, Jr.
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Anthony M. KennedyAnthony M. Kennedy
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Clarence ThomasClarence Thomas
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Case Events

NoDateDescription
30 2018-01-22Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
29 2018-01-10Record requested from the Supreme Court of Virginia
28 2018-01-09Brief amici curiae of State of Indiana, et al. filed. (Distributed)
27 2018-01-09Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
26 2018-01-09Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
25 2018-01-05CIRCULATED
24 2018-01-02Brief of respondent Virginia filed.
23 2017-12-20SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 20, 2018
22 2017-12-07Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
21 2017-12-07Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
20 2017-11-30Joint appendix filed.
19 2017-11-30Brief of petitioner Michael N.Currier filed.
18 2017-11-16Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Virginia
17 2017-11-13Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Michael N.Currier
16 2017-10-16Petition GRANTED.
15 2017-10-10DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/13/2017.
14 2017-10-02DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
13 2017-09-29Record received from the Supreme Court of Virginia (4 volumes).
12 2017-09-25Record Requested.
11 2017-08-16DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
10 2017-08-15Reply of petitioner Michael N.Currier filed.
9 2017-08-04Brief of respondent Virginia in opposition filed.
8 2017-06-21Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 10, 2017.
7 2017-06-13Response Requested. (Due July 13, 2017)
6 2017-06-07Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)
5 2017-06-06DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
4 2017-05-25Waiver of right of respondent Virginia to respond filed.
3 2017-05-08Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 7, 2017)
2 2017-02-14Application (16A810) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 7, 2017.
1 2017-02-09Application (16A810) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 8, 2017 to May 7, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.

Case Counsels

NameParty NameDescriptionAddressPhoneType
Jeffrey L. FisherMichael N.CurrierCounsel of Record559 Nathan Abbott WayStanford, CA 94305jlfisher@stanford.edu(650)724-7081petitioner
Matthew Robert McGuireVirginiaCounsel of RecordOffice of the Attorney General202 North Ninth StreetRichmond, VA 23219mmcguire@oag.state.va.us8047867773respondent
R. Stanton JonesNational Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAmicusArnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, LLP601 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, DC 20001-3743stanton.jones@apks.com(202) 942-5000other
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