Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Lee v. Tam. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Ziglar v. Abbasi. Amy Howe has our preview.

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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Certiorari-stage documents

 
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