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Gustus v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-939 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

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.
 
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