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Bittner v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1195 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2022

Issue: Whether a “violation” under the Bank Secrecy Act is the failure to file an annual Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (no matter the number of foreign accounts), or whether there is a separate violation for each individual account that was not properly reported.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 28 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 1, 2022)
Mar 23 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 1, 2022 to May 2, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 24 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 2, 2022.
Apr 01 2022Amicus brief of Center for Taxpayer Rights not accepted for filing. (April 01, 2022 -- Corrected e-filing to be submitted)
Apr 01 2022Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Apr 01 2022Brief amicus curiae of American College of Tax Counsel filed.
Apr 01 2022Brief amicus curiae of Center for Taxpayer Rights filed.
Apr 26 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 2, 2022 to May 17, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 27 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 17, 2022.
May 17 2022Brief of respondent United States filed.
May 20 2022Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
May 24 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/9/2022.
Jun 13 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/16/2022.
Jun 21 2022Petition GRANTED.