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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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