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Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.
Elashi v. United States
Petition for certiorari denied on October 29, 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.