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Gilbert v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-706 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether, in a bribery prosecution based on issue-advocacy payments that would otherwise enjoy First Amendment protection, the government must prove that the payments were explicitly linked to official action; and (2) whether a jury must be instructed that merely “expressing support” for a policy cannot support conviction under the federal bribery laws.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 10 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 15, 2021)