|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-1009||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: (1) Whether journalists have a qualified First Amendment privilege when subpoenaed to reveal the identity of confidential sources in a federal criminal trial; and (2) whether a federal common law privilege should be recognized under Federal Rule of Evidence 501 to provide protection to journalists who are subpoenaed to reveal the identity of their confidential sources in a federal criminal trial.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 13 2014||Motion (13M79) of petitioner for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the supplemental appendix under seal filed.|
|Jan 13 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 26, 2014)|
|Jan 15 2014||MOTION (13M79) DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.|
|Feb 24 2014||Motion (13M79) of petitioner for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the supplemental appendix under seal Granted.|
|Feb 28 2014||Waiver of right of respondent Jeffrey Alexander Sterling to respond filed.|
|Mar 19 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 25, 2014.|
|Mar 26 2014||Brief amicus curiae of International Women's Media Foundation filed.|
|Mar 26 2014||Brief amici curiae of ABC, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Mar 26 2014||Brief amicus curiae of The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression filed.|
|Apr 25 2014||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|May 9 2014||Reply of petitioner James Risen filed.|
|May 13 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 29, 2014.|
|Jun 2 2014||Petition DENIED.|
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