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Case Information: 31164
Short Caption:DRIVER (WILLIAM) VS. STATECourt:Supreme Court
Lower Court Case(s):Washoe Co. - Second Judicial District - CR93P0417Classification:Criminal Appeal - Life - Post-Conviction
Disqualifications:Case Status:Remittitur Issued/Case Closed
Replacement:Panel Assigned: Panel
To SP/Judge:SP Status:
Oral Argument:Oral Argument Location:
Submission Date:04/02/1999How Submitted:On Briefs

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Docket Entries
10/07/1997Filing Fee Filing Fee Waived. Criminal.
10/07/1997Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Certified Copy of Notice of Appeal. Appeal docketed in the Supreme Court this day.
10/10/1997Other Other. Received a certified copy of the district court Order that the Washoe County Public Defender's Office be appointed as counsel for appellant William Hayes Driver. (Docketing statement mailed to counsel for appellant).
10/22/1997MotionFiled Motion. To Withdraw as Counsel on Appeal due to a conflict of interest Request for Appointment of New Counsel.
11/20/1997Order/ProceduralFiled Case Processing Order. We grant the motion to withdraw as counsel of record for appellant and hereby remand this matter to the district court for the appointment of new counsel to represent appellant within 30 days of the date of this order. It shall immediately serve a copy of this order on newly appointed counsel and inform this court of the appointment. New counsel shall, within 10 days of appointment, file a notice of appearance with this court. The filing deadlines imposed by NRAP 9, NRAP 14, and NRAP 31(1)(1) shall begin to run from the date of new counsel's appointment.
01/08/1998Other Other. Received Certified Copy of District Court Order filed 1/5/98 appointing Joseph R. Plater to represent Appellant (copy of 11/20/97 order mailed to Plater).
01/20/1998Docketing StatementFiled Docketing Statement.
01/20/1998Notice/IncomingFiled Notice. Of Appearance.
01/23/1998Other Other. Filed Request for Transcript of Proceedings.
05/07/1998MotionFiled Motion and Order Extending Time. Appellant shall have to and including June 5, 1998, to file the Opening Brief.
06/08/1998MotionFiled Motion. To Extend Time to File Opening Brief.
06/25/1998BriefReceived Brief. Received Appellant's Opening Brief. (Mailed on: 6/24/98).
06/26/1998AppendixReceived Appendix. Appellant's Appendix. (Mailed on: 6/25/98).
07/02/1998Order/ProceduralFiled Case Processing Order. We grant appellant's motion. Accordingly, the clerk of this court shall file the opening brief received on June 25, 1998, and the appendix received on June 26, 1998. Respondent shall have 30 days from the date of this order to file and serve the answering brief.
07/02/1998BriefFiled Brief. Appellant's Opening Brief (mailed on: 6/24/98).
07/02/1998AppendixFiled Appendix. Appellant's Appendix (mailed on: 6/25/98).
07/21/1998Other Other. Received copy of district court order filed 7/17/98 appointing David Otto to represent appellant.
08/03/1998BriefFiled Brief. Respondent's Answering Brief. (Mailed on: Hand delivered 8/3/98.)
09/08/1998Order/ProceduralFiled Case Processing Order. On July 21, 1998, we received a copy of a district court order which granted attorney Joseph R. Plater's motion to withdraw as counsel of record and appointed attorney David Otto to represent appellant. We approve the withdrawal of counsel and the appointment of attorney David Otto to represent appellant herein. We admonish attorney Plater to file all motions to withdraw as counsel of record in matters pending before this court with this court.
10/29/1998Other Other. Returned unfiled with letter: original and four copies of Response to Respondent's Answering Brief (Appellant's Reply Brief).
03/08/1999MotionFiled Motion. For Order Granting Extension of Time in Which to File Reply Brief.
03/08/1999BriefReceived Brief. Appellant's Reply Brief.
03/08/1999Other Other. Received Appellant's Supplemental Authorities.
03/08/1999MotionFiled Motion. For Leave to File Supplemental Authorities.
03/11/1999Other Other. Received proper person Complaint Against David Otto (original only). RETURNED, UNFILED PER ORDER 4/2/99.
03/19/1999Other Other. Received Copy of District Court order filed on 3/16/99 awarding appellant's counsel, David Otto, $2,612.50 in attorney's fees.
04/02/1999Order/ProceduralFiled Case Processing Order. We grant appellant's motion for an extension of time to file the reply brief and leave to file supplemental authorities. The clerk shall forthwith file the reply brief and supplemental authorities provisionally submitted on March 8, 1999. On March 11, 1999, appellant submitted a proper person document. Appellant has not been granted leave to file documents in proper person. The clerk shall return, unfiled, the proper person submission of March 11, 1999. Any complaint appellant may have regarding counsel's performance should be directed to Bar Counsel of the State Bar of Nevada.
04/02/1999BriefFiled Brief. Appellant's Reply Brief. Mailed on: Reno/Carson 3/8/99.
04/02/1999Other Other. Filed Appellant's Supplemental Authorities. Mailed on: Reno/Carson 3/8/99. (MISSING DOCUMENT)
04/02/1999Other Other. Returned unfiled with letter to appellant Otto: original proper person Complaint Against Otto.
04/02/1999Case Status Update Submitted for Decision.
07/07/2000Order/DispositionalFiled Order Dismissing Appeal. "ORDER this appeal dismissed." NNP99B-CY/DA/ML 00-11562
08/01/2000RemittiturIssued Remittitur. 00-13273
08/01/2000Case Status Update Remittitur Issued/Case Closed.
08/08/2000RemittiturFiled Remittitur. Received by County Clerk on August 4, 2000. 00-13273