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Caroni v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1292 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: (1) Whether a trial court’s error in directing a verdict on venue can be deemed harmless when that element was genuinely contested by the defendant; and (2) whether the general business expenditures of a company that is engaged in illegal activity, but is not wholly illegitimate, satisfy the “promotion” prong of the money laundering statute.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 4 2016Application (15A831) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 15, 2016 to April 15, 2016, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Feb 8 2016Application (15A831) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until April 15, 2016.
Mar 21 2016Letter dated March 17, 2016 from counsel for applicant received.
Apr 15 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 19, 2016)
Apr 19 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.
May 10 2016Brief amicus curiae of Associations of Criminal Defense Attorneys filed.
May 19 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 3, 2016.
May 25 2016Letter of May 17, 2016, from counsel for petitioner waiving 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply brief pursuant to Rule 15.5.
Jun 3 2016Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jun 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.
Jun 9 2016Reply of petitioner Dennis M. Caroni filed. (Distributed)
Jun 27 2016Petition DENIED.