King v. United StatesPetition for certiorari denied on June 11, 2012
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-959||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2011|
Issue: (1) Whether, when a false statement is made to an individual who has no connection whatsoever to the federal government, the false statement is nonetheless made in a “matter within the jurisdiction” of the United States, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001, if the subject matter of the statement involves issues over which the federal government may exercise regulatory authority; and (2) whether the government exceeds its power under the Commerce Clause when it criminalizes underground injections of clean water into intrastate aquifers with no connection to underground sources of drinking water.
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- Petition of the day (Matthew Bush)