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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issues: (1) Whether the “anti-spoofing” provision of the Dodd-Frank Act, 7 U.S.C. § 6c(a)(5)(C), is unconstitutionally vague; and (2) whether placing genuine open-market orders that could be and, in some instances, were executed can constitute commodity fraud under 18 U.S.C. § 1348(1) based solely on the trader’s purported intent in placing the orders.

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 7, 2018, 5:45 PM),