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Naum v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1480 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the elements of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(l) as defined in United States v. Moore, requiring the government to prove unlawful distribution of a controlled substance “outside the usual course of professional practice” and “for other than a legitimate medical purpose” can be applied in the disjunctive, permitting the government to prove only that a prescription was prescribed “outside the usual course of professional practice” or “outside the bounds of professional practice” solely for violation of a professional standard without regard to the medical legitimacy of the medication.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 20 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 24, 2021)
May 17 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 24, 2021 to June 23, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
May 18 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 23, 2021.
Jun 03 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 23, 2021 to July 23, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 04 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including July 23, 2021.
Jul 23 2021Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Aug 11 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.
Oct 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/8/2021.
Oct 12 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/15/2021.