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Slough v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 14, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1110 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
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.
Apr 09 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 23 2018Reply of petitioners Paul A. Slough, et al. filed.
Apr 24 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018Petition DENIED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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