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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.

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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 2021Brief amicus curiae of Due Process Institute filed.
Feb 04 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 22, 2021 to March 24, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 05 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 24, 2021.
Mar 24 2021Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 07 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.
Apr 07 2021Reply of petitioner Marcus Broadway filed. (Distributed)