Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.

Renzi v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on January 17, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-557 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether the Speech or Debate Clause has a non-disclosure privilege that prevents agents of the executive from obtaining legislative-act materials from a Member of Congress without consent; and (2) whether the Speech or Debate Clause's protections for fact-finding and investigation of potential legislation extend to individual Members of Congress and, if so, whether those protections are subject to a crime-fraud exception.

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