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Jeffries v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1185 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether, in light of the plain meaning of “threat” and the constitutional rule of Virginia v. Black, a conviction under 18 U.S.C. § 875(c) for “transmit[ing] in interstate or foreign commerce any communication containing . . . any threat to injure the person of another” requires proof of a subjective or specific intent to threaten.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 18 2013Application (12A726) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 29, 2013 to March 30, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jan 18 2013Application (12A726) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until March 30, 2013.
Mar 29 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 1, 2013)
Apr 24 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 31, 2013.
May 31 2013Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jun 11 2013Reply of petitioner Franklin Delano Jeffries, II filed.
Jun 12 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 7 2013Petition DENIED.
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