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Bilodeau v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1487 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether and under what circumstances the rider to Congress' 2019 appropriations bill – which provides that none of the funds made available to the Department of Justice may be used with respect to Maine and other states to prevent any of them from implementing their own laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana – prohibits the DOJ from spending federal funds to prosecute criminal defendants for medical marijuana-related offenses.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 24 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 27, 2022)
May 31 2022Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Jun 07 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/23/2022.
Jun 27 2022Petition DENIED.