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Kelly v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1059 3d Cir. Jan 14, 2020
Tr.Aud.
May 7, 2020 9-0 Kagan OT 2019

Holding: Because the scheme to reduce the number of George Washington Bridge toll lanes dedicated to Fort Lee, New Jersey, morning commuters as political retribution against Fort Lee’s mayor did not aim to obtain money or property from the federal Port Authority, William Baroni and Bridget Kelly could not have violated the federal-program fraud or wire fraud laws.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 12 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 15, 2019)
Mar 05 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 15, 2019 to April 15, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 06 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 15, 2019.
Mar 15 2019Brief of respondent William Baroni in support filed.
Mar 15 2019Brief amici curiae of Lord Conrad Black and Former Governor Robert F. McDonnell filed.
Apr 12 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 15, 2019 to May 15, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 12 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 15, 2019.
May 15 2019Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 23 2019Letter of May 23, 2019 from counsel for petitioner waiving the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.
May 28 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/13/2019.
May 28 2019Reply of petitioner Bridget Anne Kelly filed.
Jun 17 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.
Jun 26 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2019.
Jun 28 2019Petition GRANTED.
Jul 12 2019Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jul 17 2019Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 17, 2019. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 22, 2019.
Sep 17 2019Brief of petitioner Bridget Anne Kelly filed.
Sep 17 2019Brief of respondent William Baroni, Jr. in support of petitioner filed.
Sep 17 2019Joint appendix filed (2 volumes). (Statement of costs filed)
Sep 23 2019Brief amicus curiae of Michael Binday filed.
Sep 24 2019Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Nov 08 2019SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.
Nov 22 2019Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Nov 26 2019CIRCULATED
Nov 27 2019Brief amicus curiae of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse filed. (Distributed)
Nov 29 2019Motion for divided argument filed by respondent William Baroni.
Dec 03 2019Record requested from the U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit.
Dec 13 2019The Record from the U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit is complete and electronic.
Dec 16 2019Motion for divided argument filed by respondent GRANTED.
Dec 20 2019Reply of petitioner Bridget Anne Kelly filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2019Reply of respondent William Baroni, Jr. in support of petitioner filed. (Distributed)
Jan 14 2020Argued. For petitioner: Jacob M. Roth, Washington, D. C. For respondent William E. Baroni, Jr. in support of petitioner: Michael Levy, New York, N. Y. For respondent: Eric J. Feigin, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
May 07 2020Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jun 08 2020JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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