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Carnes v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-76 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, to establish that a defendant is an “unlawful user” of a controlled substance under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(3), the government must show the defendant’s regular or habitual drug use or instead may establish that element based on a single incident of drug use on the day of arrest.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 07 2022Application (21A596) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 24, 2022 to July 22, 2022, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Apr 12 2022Application (21A596) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until July 22, 2022.
Jul 22 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 25, 2022)