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Pitch v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 19, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-224 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether a federal district court has the inherent authority under case law precedent or the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collection Act to release grand jury materials under exceptional circumstances outside of the exceptions listed in Rule 6(e) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, including in cases of historical significance in which public interests strongly compel disclosure.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 21 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 28, 2020)
Sep 23 2020Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Sep 25 2020Brief amicus curiae of Civil Rights Cold Case Records Group (Hightstown High School) filed. (10/15/2020)
Sep 30 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.
Oct 19 2020Petition DENIED.