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Menendez v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on March 20, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-755 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether a court may consider a legislator's motive for performing an act when deciding whether the act is protected by the speech or debate clause.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 12 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 13, 2017)
Jan 11 2017Brief amici curiae of Former General Counsels of The U.S. House of Representatives filed.
Jan 12 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 13, 2017.
Feb 13 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Feb 27 2017Reply of petitioner Robert Menendez filed.
Mar 1 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 17, 2017.
Mar 20 2017Petition DENIED.
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