Gustus v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 22, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-939 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether 18 U.S.C. § 111, which criminalizes “assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers or employees” of the federal government, is a specific-intent or general-intent offense.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 25 2019Application (19A588) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 8, 2019 to February 6, 2020, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Nov 25 2019Application (19A588) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until January 7, 2020.
Dec 20 2019Application (19A588) to extend further the time from January 7, 2020 to January 27, 2020, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Dec 30 2019Application (19A588) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until January 27, 2020.
Jan 27 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 27, 2020)
Feb 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 27, 2020 to March 30, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 30, 2020.
Mar 12 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 30, 2020 to April 29, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 29, 2020.
Apr 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 29, 2020 to May 1, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 15 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 1, 2020.
May 01 2020Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 07 2020Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from May 19, 2020 to June 2, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 08 2020Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until June 2, 2020, granted.
Jun 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/18/2020.
Jun 02 2020Reply of petitioner Stephen Gustus filed. (Distributed)
Jun 22 2020Petition DENIED.
 
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