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Duckworth v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 22, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1222 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether the government is required to show a substantial connection between money it has seized and an intended violation of the Controlled Substances Act in order to obtain civil asset forfeiture under 21 U.S.C. ยง 881(a)(6).

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 09 2020Application (19A795) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 11, 2020 to April 11, 2020, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Jan 27 2020Application (19A795) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until April 13, 2020.
Apr 13 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 18, 2020)
May 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 18, 2020 to May 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 15 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 21, 2020.
May 21 2020Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jun 01 2020Reply of petitioner Nathan Duckworth filed. (Distributed)
Jun 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/18/2020.
Jun 22 2020Petition DENIED.