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Farha v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on April 24, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-888 11th Cir. -- N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether, when a criminal statute requires proof of knowledge, the defendant may be convicted upon a finding of deliberate indifference.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 27 2016Application (16A431) for a stay and for bail pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Oct 28 2016Response to application (16A431) requested by Justice Thomas, due Wednesday, November 2, 2016, by 10 a.m. ET.
Nov 2 2016Response to application from respondent United States filed. VIDED.
Nov 2 2016Reply of applicant Todd S. Farha filed.
Nov 3 2016Application (16A431) denied by Justice Thomas.
Jan 13 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 13, 2017)
Jan 24 2017Waiver of right of respondent Peter E. Clay to respond filed.
Feb 8 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 15, 2017.
Feb 13 2017Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Seventeen Law Professors filed.
Feb 13 2017Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Reason Foundation filed.
Feb 16 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent.
Mar 15 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 4 2017Reply of petitioner Todd S. Farha filed.
Apr 5 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.
Apr 24 2017Petition DENIED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.