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Cotonuts v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on February 27, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-5046 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: Whether the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act's delegation of authority to the Attorney General to issue regulations under 42 U.S.C. § 16913(d) violates the nondelegation doctrine.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 13 2016Application (15A1059) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 25, 2016 to June 24, 2016, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Apr 15 2016Application (15A1059) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until June 24, 2016.
Jun 24 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 29, 2016)
Jul 6 2016Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Jul 14 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Sep 21 2016Response Requested . (Due October 21, 2016)
Oct 12 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 21, 2016.
Nov 21 2016Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Dec 8 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Jan 5 2017Reply of petitioner Glen Earl Cotonuts filed. (Distributed)
Jan 6 2017Rescheduled.
Jan 9 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.
Jan 12 2017Rescheduled.
Jan 17 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 19, 2017.
Jan 18 2017Rescheduled.
Feb 6 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2017.
Feb 21 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 24, 2017.
Feb 27 2017Petition DENIED.