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.

Nacchio v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-810 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether funds forfeited pursuant to a criminal conviction are deductible in cases in which such forfeited funds (in contrast with a simultaneously imposed punitive fine) are earmarked and used to compensate victims of the underlying criminal offense; and (2) whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's holding in this case that such forfeited funds are not deductible conflicts with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit's holding in Stephens v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit's holding in Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. v. United States.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 21 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 23, 2017)
Jan 18 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 22, 2017.
Feb 22 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 24, 2017.
Mar 22 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 7, 2017.
 
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