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Ulbricht v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 28, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-950 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether the warrantless seizure of an individual’s internet traffic information without probable cause violates the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether the Sixth Amendment permits judges to find the facts necessary to support an otherwise unreasonable sentence.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 16 2017Application (17A559) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 28, 2017 to December 28, 2017, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Nov 20 2017Application (17A559) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until December 28, 2017.
Dec 22 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 5, 2018)
Jan 09 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Ross William Ulbricht.
Jan 30 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 5, 2018 to March 7, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 31 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 7, 2018.
Feb 05 2018Brief amicus curiae of American Black Cross filed.
Feb 05 2018Brief amici curiae of National Lawyers Guild, et al filed.
Feb 05 2018Brief amici curiae of Drug Policy Alliance, et al. filed.
Feb 05 2018Brief amici curiae of Downsize DC Foundation, et al. filed.
Feb 05 2018Brief amici curiae of Reason Foundation,et al. filed.
Mar 07 2018Memorandum of respondent United States filed.
Mar 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Mar 21 2018Reply of petitioner Ross William Ulbricht filed. (Distributed)
Jun 22 2018Supplemental brief of petitioner Ross William Ulbricht filed. (Distributed)
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
Jun 28 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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