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Moses v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on January 9, 2023
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-163 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issues: (1) Whether the limits on agency deference announced in Kisor v. Wilkie constrain the deference that courts may accord to interpretive or explanatory commentary in the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines Manual; and (2) whether deference to the Guidelines commentary is impermissible in any form.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 06 2022Application (21A700) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 21, 2022 to August 20, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.
May 11 2022Application (21A700) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until August 20, 2022.
Aug 19 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 22, 2022)
Sep 07 2022Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Sep 14 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/7/2022.
Sep 19 2022Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Cato Institute.
Sep 20 2022Response Requested. (Due October 20, 2022)
Oct 13 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 20, 2022 to November 21, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 14 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 21, 2022.
Oct 20 2022Brief amicus curiae of New Civil Liberties Alliance filed.
Nov 21 2022Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Dec 07 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/6/2023.
Dec 09 2022Reply of petitioner Lenair Moses filed. (Distributed)
Jan 09 2023Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Cato Institute GRANTED.
Jan 09 2023Petition DENIED.