Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The U.S. government has asked the Supreme Court for a stay of a partial injunction against enforcement of President Donald Trump's September 27 entry ban.

Silver v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-562 2d. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether 18 U.S.C. § 1957 requires the government to trace funds in a transaction involving a withdrawal from a commingled account, precluding a conviction where the account contains sufficient clean funds to cover the transfer; and (2) whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit contravened the Supreme Court's decisions in Sekhar v. United States and Skilling v. United States by finding sufficient evidence to support Petitioner's convictions for extortion and honest services fraud.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 11 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 13, 2017)
Nov 09 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 13, 2017.
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