Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Jefferson v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on November 26, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-111 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012
 
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Issue: Whether the Fourth Circuit, in conflict with this Court’s decision in United States v. Sun-Diamond Growers of California and the D.C. Circuit’s en banc decision in Valdes v. United States, correctly affirmed petitioner’s convictions, which rested on a jury instruction defining “official acts” as any and all activities that are “part [of] a public official’s position” based on “settled practice.”

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