Issue: (1) Whether the Sixth Circuit, in addressing an issue that has deeply divided the federal courts of appeals following this Court’s decision in United States v. Santos erred in defining “proceeds” in 18 U.S.C. § 1956(a)(1) as profits for purposes of Section 1956(a)(1)(A)(i), but “receipts” in the context of Section 1956(a)(1)(B)(i); and (2) whether the Sixth Circuit erred not only in applying the concurrent-sentence doctrine, in conflict with the Ninth Circuit’s conclusion that the doctrine is invalid, but also in creating a new divide in the circuits by concluding the doctrine applies even to convictions the government concedes are invalid.
On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the April 18 Conference. On both Tuesday and Wednesday we expect one or more decisions in argued cases; we will be live blogging both days beginning at 9:45 a.m. This is the first week of the April sitting.
In this five-part interview, Orin Kerr of the George Washington University Law School discusses his background in mechanical engineering and the law; clerking for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and Judge Leonard I. Garth of the Third Circuit; working in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Department of Justice; and teaching law. Kerr talks about how […]
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Sigma Delta Chi
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National Press Club Award
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Silver Gavel Award
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American Gavel Award
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