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Okechuku v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 14, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1130 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether, and under what circumstances, the erroneous submission of a deliberate-ignorance instruction is harmless error.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 06 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 14, 2018)
Mar 06 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 14, 2018 to April 13, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 07 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 13, 2018.
Apr 02 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. VIDED.
Apr 17 2018Reply of petitioner Theodore E. Okechuku filed. (Distributed)
Apr 18 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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