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Ravenell v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
23-638 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, to comply with 18 U.S.C. ยง 3282(a) in a prosecution for a non-overt-act conspiracy, the government bears the burden of proving to a jury that the conspiracy existed within the limitations period, or instead bears no burden beyond proving the elements of the non-overt-act conspiracy.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 31 2023Application (23A212) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 12, 2023 to November 13, 2023, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Sep 07 2023Application (23A212) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until November 13, 2023.
Oct 20 2023Application (23A212) to extend further the time from November 13, 2023 to December 11, 2023, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 25 2023Application (23A212) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 11, 2023.
Dec 11 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 12, 2024)
Jan 05 2024Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 12, 2024 to February 12, 2024, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 09 2024Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 12, 2024.
Jan 12 2024Brief amici curiae of Representatives Glenn F. Ivey and Hank Johnson filed.
Jan 12 2024Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Jan 31 2024Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 12, 2024 to March 13, 2024, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 01 2024Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 13, 2024.
Mar 13 2024Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Mar 27 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2024.
Mar 27 2024Reply of petitioner Kenneth Wendell Ravenell filed. (Distributed)