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Coscia v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 14, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1099 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether the “anti-spoofing” provision of the Dodd-Frank Act, 7 U.S.C. § 6c(a)(5)(C), is unconstitutionally vague; and (2) whether placing genuine open-market orders that could be and, in some instances, were executed can constitute commodity fraud under 18 U.S.C. § 1348(1) based solely on the trader’s purported intent in placing the orders.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 13 2017Application (17A527) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 4, 2017 to January 3, 2018, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Nov 14 2017Application (17A527) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until January 3, 2018.
Dec 12 2017Application (17A527) to extend further the time from January 3, 2018 to February 2, 2018, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Dec 13 2017Application (17A527) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until February 2, 2018.
Feb 02 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 8, 2018)
Feb 27 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 8, 2018 to April 9, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 28 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 9, 2018.
Mar 08 2018Brief amici curiae of Jerry W. Markham and Ronald H. Filler filed.
Apr 09 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 24 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
Apr 24 2018Reply of petitioner Michael Coscia filed. (Distributed)
May 14 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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