The petition of the day is:


Issues: (1) Whether 18 U.S.C. § 1957 requires the government to trace funds in a transaction involving a withdrawal from a commingled account, precluding a conviction where the account contains sufficient clean funds to cover the transfer; and (2) whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit contravened the Supreme Court’s decisions in Sekhar v. United States and Skilling v. United States by finding sufficient evidence to support Petitioner’s convictions for extortion and honest services fraud.

Posted in Silver v. U.S., Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 14, 2017, 11:23 PM),