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Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
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Scrushy v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 4, 2012

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-972 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: In the context of a First-Amendment-protected contribution to an issue advocacy campaign, whether the McCormick v. United States holding that campaign contributions cannot constitute bribery unless “the payments are made in return for an explicit promise or undertaking by the official to perform or not to perform an official act” means “explicit,” or whether something less than proof of an “explicit promise” can be sufficient to sustain a conviction.

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