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Negrón v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 26, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-999 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether lower courts are bound by the rationale of Justice Sotomayor's lone concurrence in Freeman v. United States – with which all other justices in Freeman expressly disagreed – on the theory that it is the “narrowest grounds” of a plurality opinion under Marks v. United States.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 30 2016Application (16A537) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 13, 2016 to February 11, 2017, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Nov 30 2016Application (16A537) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until February 11, 2017.
Feb 10 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 20, 2017)
Mar 16 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 19, 2017.
Apr 6 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 19, 2017.
May 19 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 31 2017Reply of petitioner Raymond Negron filed.
Jun 6 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017Petition DENIED.