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Department of Justice v. House Committee on the Judiciary

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1328 D.C. Cir. Dec 2, 2020
TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

Issue: Whether an impeachment trial before a legislative body is a “judicial proceeding” under Rule 6(e)(3)(E)(i) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 07 2020Application (19A1035) for a stay pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to The Chief Justice.
May 08 2020UPON CONSIDERATION of the application of counsel for the applicant, IT IS ORDERED that the mandate of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, case No. 19-5288, is hereby stayed pending receipt of a response, due on or before Monday, May 18, 2020, by 3 p.m. ET, and further order of The Chief Justice or of the Court.
May 18 2020Response to application from respondent House Committee on the Judiciary filed.
May 19 2020Reply of applicant Department of Justice filed.
May 20 2020Application (19A1035) granted. The application for stay of the mandate presented to The Chief Justice and by him referred to the Court is granted. The issuance of the mandate of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, case No. 19-5288, is stayed pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari, if such petition is filed on or before June 1, 2020, by 5 p.m. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the issuance of the judgment of this Court. If no petition for a writ of certiorari is filed on or before June 1, 2020, by 5 p.m., the stay shall terminate.
Jun 01 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 1, 2020)
Jun 15 2020Brief of respondent House Committee on the Judiciary in opposition filed.
Jun 18 2020Reply of petitioner Department of Justice filed.
Jun 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.
Jun 29 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2020.
Jul 02 2020Petition GRANTED.
Aug 03 2020Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Aug 10 2020Joint motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 31, 2020. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 14, 2020.
Aug 31 2020Brief of petitioner Department of Justice filed.
Aug 31 2020Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner.
Sep 16 2020SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.
 
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