Raza v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 25, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1314 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether, in a federal fraud prosecution involving a private victim, materiality turns on the misrepresentation’s ability to influence the actual decisionmaker to which it was addressed, as three circuits have held, or instead on its ability to influence a hypothetical “reasonable person,” as six circuits have held.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 15 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 18, 2018)
Apr 10 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 18, 2018 to May 18, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 18, 2018.
May 18 2018Brief of respondent United States of America in opposition filed.
Jun 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 05 2018Reply of petitioners Mohsin Raza, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 25 2018Petition DENIED.
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