Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in United States v. Sanchez-Gomez. Howard Wasserman has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Slough v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1110 D.C. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether private security guards contracted by the State Department to provide diplomatic security in Iraq, performing that State Department responsibility at the time of the charged offense conduct, are “employed by the Armed Forces outside the United States” under the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 3261(a)(1), 3267(1)(A); and (2) whether a trial court violates criminal defendants’ right to jury trial by removing the disputed issue of venue from the jury.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 05 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 9, 2018)
Feb 27 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 9, 2018 to April 9, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 28 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 9, 2018.
Term Snapshot