|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-1364||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2022|
Issue: Whether the attorney-client privilege and work-product protection established in United States v. Zolin prevent a court from allowing a “filter team” of Department of Justice attorneys to review assertedly privileged materials of petitioners’ lawyers, seized during a search, before any court ruled on petitioners’ assertions of attorney-client privilege and work-product protection and without requiring any showing that an exception to privilege may apply.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 18 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 20, 2022)|
|May 13 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 20, 2022 to June 20, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 16 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 21, 2022. See Rule 30.1.|
|May 20 2022||Brief amici curiae of Retired Federal Judges filed.|
|May 20 2022||Brief amici curiae of Professors of Criminal Law and Legal Ethics filed.|
|Jun 14 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 21, 2022 to July 21, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jun 15 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including July 21, 2022.|
|Jul 21 2022||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Aug 08 2022||Reply of petitioners Mordechai Korf, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 10 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
|Oct 03 2022||Petition DENIED.|
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