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Rios v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 28, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-7314 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether law-enforcement officers must secure a warrant to obtain real-time cellular-phone location data; (2) whether courts must instruct juries on the required unanimity regarding the specific categories of acts in Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act conspiracy cases, and likewise whether the court's conclusions in Richardson v. United States apply in RICO cases; and (3) whether courts should deliver uniform jury instructions on reasonable doubt and preserve the standard of proof necessary to sustain a criminal conviction.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 21 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 26, 2017)
Jan 04 2017Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Jan 12 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2017.
Jan 30 2017Rescheduled.
Feb 23 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 17, 2017.
Feb 23 2017Rescheduled.
Mar 22 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 13, 2017.
Apr 13 2017Rescheduled.
Apr 17 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.
Apr 24 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 28, 2017.
May 01 2017Rescheduled.
May 08 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 11, 2017.
May 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 18, 2017.
May 22 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 25, 2017.
May 25 2017Response Requested. (Due June 26, 2017)
Jun 21 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 26, 2017.
Jun 26 2017Brief amici curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al. filed.
Jul 25 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including August 25, 2017.
Aug 23 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 25, 2017.
Sep 25 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Oct 06 2017Reply of petitioner Antonio Rios filed.
Oct 12 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/27/2017.
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
Jun 28 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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