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American Civil Liberties Union v. Central Intelligence Agency

Petition for certiorari denied on April 24, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-629 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's investigative report concerning the Central Intelligence Agency's former program of detention, torture, and abuse of detainees became an “agency record,” subject to the Freedom of Information Act, when the Senate Committee transmitted it to several executive agencies with instructions for its wide dissemination and use.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 28 2016Application (16A325) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 11, 2016 to November 10, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Sep 30 2016Application (16A325) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until November 10, 2016.
Nov 9 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 14, 2016)
Dec 12 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 13, 2017.
Jan 4 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 13, 2017.
Jan 31 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 15, 2017.
Mar 15 2017Brief of respondents Central Intelligence Agency, et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 3 2017Reply of petitioners American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.
Apr 5 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.
Apr 24 2017Petition DENIED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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