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McKeever v. Barr

Petition for certiorari denied on January 21, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-307 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether district courts have inherent authority to release grand jury materials in extraordinary circumstances, such as when the case is historically significant and the public interest strongly favors disclosure.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 05 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 7, 2019)
Oct 02 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 7, 2019 to November 6, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 03 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 6, 2019.
Oct 07 2019Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Oct 28 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 6, 2019 to November 22, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 29 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 22, 2019.
Nov 22 2019Brief of respondent William P. Barr, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Dec 10 2019Reply of petitioner Stuart A. McKeever filed.
Dec 11 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.
Jan 13 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.
Jan 21 2020Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Breyer respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)
 
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