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