Breaking News

Gear v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-816 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether — given that the Supreme Court held in Rehaif v. United States that in a prosecution under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(5)(A), the government must prove that the defendant knew his legal status — other subdivisions of18 U.S.C. § 922(g) require knowledge of collateral law; and (2) whether appellate courts must give a defendant an opportunity to make an evidentiary proffer to satisfy his burden of demonstrating plain error.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 29 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 3, 2022)
Dec 28 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 3, 2022 to February 2, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 29 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 2, 2022.