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Jordan v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-256 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether each separate conviction under 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1) — under which “any person who, during and in relation to any crime of violence or drug trafficking crime . . . uses or carries a firearm, or who, in furtherance of any such crime, possesses a firearm” commits an offense — requires only a separate predicate crime of violence or drug trafficking offense, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd, 4th and 8th Circuits have held, or also requires a separate act of using, carrying or possessing a firearm, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th and District of Columbia Circuits have held.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 28 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 1, 2020)
Sep 25 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 1, 2020 to November 2, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 28 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 2, 2020.
Oct 01 2020Brief amicus curiae of FAMM filed.
Oct 01 2020Brief amici curiae of Howard University School of Law Human and Civil Rights Clinic; National Association for Public Defense filed.
Oct 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 2, 2020 to December 3, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including December 3, 2020.
 
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