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In re Grand Jury

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1397 9th Cir. Jan 9, 2023
Jan 23, 2023 N/A Per Curiam OT 2022

Issue: Whether a communication involving both legal and non-legal advice is protected by attorney-client privilege when obtaining or providing legal advice was one of the significant purposes behind the communication.

Judgment: Dismissed as improvidently granted in a per curiam opinion on January 23, 2023.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 01 2022Motion (21M105) for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari under seal with redacted copies for the public record filed.
Apr 01 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 1, 2022)
Apr 13 2022MOTION (21M105) DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/29/2022.
May 02 2022Motion (21M105) for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari under seal with redacted copies for the public record Granted.
May 06 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 1, 2022 to July 1, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
May 09 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 1, 2022.
Jun 01 2022Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Jun 01 2022Brief amicus curiae of California Lawyers Association filed.
Jun 01 2022Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Jun 22 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 1, 2022 to August 1, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 23 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including August 1, 2022.
Aug 01 2022Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Aug 12 2022Reply of petitioner In Re Grand Jury filed.
Aug 17 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.
Oct 03 2022Petition GRANTED.
Oct 27 2022Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, In Re Grand Jury
Nov 10 2022SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, January 9, 2023.
Nov 16 2022Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.
Nov 16 2022Brief of petitioner In Re Grand Jury filed.
Nov 16 2022Motion for leave to file the joint appendix under seal filed by petitioner.
Nov 17 2022Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Nov 21 2022Brief amicus curiae of Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers in support of neither party filed.
Nov 22 2022Brief amicus curiae of Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group filed.
Nov 22 2022Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amicus curiae of DRI Center for Law and Public Policy filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amicus curiae of The Buckeye Institute filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amicus curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amicus curiae of California Lawyers Association filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amicus curiae of American College of Tax Counsel filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amicus curiae of Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed.
Nov 23 2022Brief amicus curiae of Lawyers for Civil Justice filed.
Dec 07 2022CIRCULATION
Dec 07 2022Record received from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit. The record is electronic and contains sealed materials.
Dec 12 2022Motion for leave to file the joint appendix under seal GRANTED.
Dec 16 2022Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2022Reply of petitioner In Re Grand Jury filed. (Distributed)
Jan 09 2023Argued. For petitioner: Daniel B. Levin, Los Angeles, Cal. For respondent: Masha G. Hansford, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Jan 23 2023Writ of certiorari DISMISSED as improvidently granted. Opinion per curiam.