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United States v. Tinklenberg

Docket No.: 09-1498
Certiorari Granted: 09/28/10
Argued: February 22, 2011
Decided: 05/26/11

Topic:

Speedy Trial

PartyNames: United States v. Jason Louis Tinklenberg
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Jason Louis Tinklenberg

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 579 F.3d 589
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Jason Louis Tinklenberg
Question Presented:

Whether the time between the filing of a pretrial motion and its disposition is automatically excluded from the deadline for commencing trial under the Speedy Trial Act of 1974, 18 U.S.C. 3161(h)(I)(D) (Supp. II 2008), or is instead excluded only if the motion actually causes a postponement, or the expectation of a postponement, of the trial.

Question:

Is the time between the filing of a pretrial motion and its disposition automatically excluded from the deadline for commencing trial under the Speedy Trial Act?

Note:

JUSTICE KAGAN TOOK NO PART

United States v. Tinklenberg
ORAL ARGUMENT

02/22/11

Listen to Oral Argument in United States v. Tinklenberg
Holding: affirmed
Vote: 8-0
Recused: J.,
Opinion By:

United States v. Tinklenberg
Case Documents

1United States v. Tinklenberg Oral Argument Audio
2United States v. Tinklenberg Oral Argument Transcript (HTML)
3United States v. Tinklenberg Oral Argument Audio
4United States v. Tinklenberg Oral Argument Transcript (HTML)
5Opinion in United States v. Tinklenberg
6Opinion in United States v. Tinklenberg
Additional documents for this case are pending review.