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Natale v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on April 21, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-744 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a medical professional can be convicted of “knowingly and willfully” making a false statement in medical records or reports under 18 U.S.C. § 1035 when the district court failed to instruct the jury that a guilty verdict requires proof of an intent to deceive.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 10 2013Application (13A370) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 21, 2013 to December 20, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Oct 11 2013Application (13A370) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until December 20, 2013.
Dec 20 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 22, 2014)
Jan 15 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 21, 2014.
Jan 21 2014Brief amici curiae of Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 3 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 24, 2014.
Mar 14 2014Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Mar 28 2014Reply of petitioner John Natale filed.
Apr 2 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 18, 2014.
Apr 21 2014Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot