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McDonald v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-557 C.A.A.F. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether Congress’ omission of a mens rea for the offense of sexual assault by bodily harm means mere negligence as to the lack of consent suffices.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 06 2019Application (19A191) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 27, 2019 to October 26, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Aug 19 2019Application (19A191) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 26, 2019.
Oct 28 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 29, 2019)
Nov 01 2019Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Nov 13 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/6/2019.
Nov 21 2019Response Requested. (Due December 23, 2019)
Nov 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of U.S. Army Trial Defense Service filed.
Dec 17 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 23, 2019 to January 22, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 18 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 22, 2020.
Jan 03 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 22, 2020 to February 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 06 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 21, 2020.
Feb 21 2020Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Mar 10 2020Reply of petitioner McDonald filed.
Mar 11 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/27/2020.
 
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