Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc. John Duffy has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Maslenjak v. United States. Amy Howe has our preview.

DeCoster v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-877 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the due process clause prohibits the imposition of a term of imprisonment as punishment for a supervisory liability offense, such as the one described in United States v. Park; and (2) whether Park and its precursor, United States v. Dotterweich, should be overruled.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 28 2016Application (16A530) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 29, 2016 to January 10, 2017, submitted to Justice Alito.
Nov 29 2016Application (16A530) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until January 10, 2017.
Jan 10 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 10, 2017)
Feb 2 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 13, 2017.
Feb 9 2017Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Feb 10 2017Brief amici curiae of The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Mar 7 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 12, 2017.
Apr 12 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Term Snapshot