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Robers v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-9012 7th Cir. Feb 25, 2014
Tr.Aud.
TBD TBD TBD OT 2013

Issue: Whether a defendant – who has fraudulently obtained a loan and thus owes restitution for the loan under 18 U.S.C. § 3663A(b)(1)(B) – returns “any part” of the loan money by giving the lenders the collateral that secures the money.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 26 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 1, 2013)
Mar 28 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 1, 2013.
Apr 25 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including June 3, 2013.
Jun 3 2013Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jun 12 2013Reply of petitioner Benjamin Robers filed.
Jun 13 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 7 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.
Oct 15 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 18, 2013.
Oct 21 2013Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Nov 19 2013Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Benjamin Robers.
Nov 21 2013The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 13, 2013.
Nov 21 2013The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 21, 2014.
Nov 25 2013SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Dec 3 2013Record received from U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit is electronic.
Dec 4 2013Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Dec 13 2013Joint appendix filed.
Dec 13 2013Brief of petitioner Benjamin Robers filed.
Jan 9 2014CIRCULATED
Jan 13 2014Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. Christopher Donovan, Esquire, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.
Jan 14 2014Proposal from counsel for petitioner to lodge copies of two case files from underlying civil cases.
Jan 21 2014Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Jan 30 2014The Clerk has approved the submission of petitioner's proposed lodging.
Jan 31 2014Lodging received and distributed.
Feb 14 2014Reply of petitioner Benjamin Robers filed. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2014Argued. For petitioner: Jeffrey T. Green, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Sarah E. Harrington, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
 
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