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Hankins v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on January 8, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-522 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether, where a victim entitled to restitution under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act of 1996 neither accepts restitution nor assigns it to the Crime Victims Fund, the district court may nonetheless order the defendant to pay restitution to the Crime Victims Fund, despite the absence of statutory authority for such an order.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 14 2017Application (17A185) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 4, 2017 to October 5, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Aug 17 2017Application (17A185) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until October 5, 2017.
Oct 05 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 6, 2017)
Nov 03 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 6, 2017.
Dec 06 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Dec 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Dec 20 2017Reply of petitioner Ann Hankins filed. (Distributed)
Jan 08 2018Petition DENIED.
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