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Elashi v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 29, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1390 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Whether or under what circumstances the Confrontation Clause permits the prosecution to present trial testimony from an anonymous witness; and (2) whether the co-conspirator exception to the hearsay rule, Federal Rule of Evidence 801(d)(2)(E), extends to out-of-court statements in furtherance of a lawful joint venture.

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DateProceedings and Orders
May 17 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 20, 2012)
Jun 12 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 20, 2012.
Jun 20 2012Brief amici curiae of Professors of Evidence filed.
Jun 20 2012Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jul 12 2012Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including August 20, 2012.
Aug 13 2012Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 19, 2012.
Sep 19 2012Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. VIDED.
Oct 2 2012Reply of petitioners Ghassan Elashi, Shukri Abu Baker, Mufid Abdulqader, and Abdulrahman Odeh filed. (Distributed)
Oct 3 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 26, 2012.
Oct 29 2012Petition DENIED.
 
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