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Broadway v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-836 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether courts owe deference to the Sentencing Commission’s commentary when it expands the scope of the Sentencing Guidelines; and (2) whether the rule of lenity and the right to due process preclude deference under Stinson v. United States when commentary to a Sentencing Guideline would increase a sentence.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 16 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 21, 2021)
Jan 14 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 21, 2021 to February 22, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 22, 2021.
Jan 21 2021Amicus brief of Due Process Institute submitted.