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Smith v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-7517 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the statement of general principle that a burglary of a vehicle is not generic burglary within the meaning of the Armed Career Criminal Act because vehicles are not buildings allows generic burglary status when the vehicle is a dwelling place.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 17 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due February 22, 2018)
Feb 13 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 22, 2018 to March 26, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 14 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 26, 2018.
Mar 06 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Mar 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
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