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Ruan v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1410 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a physician alleged to have prescribed controlled substances outside the usual course of professional practice may be convicted of unlawful distribution under 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) without regard to whether, in good faith, he “reasonably believed” or “subjectively intended” that his prescriptions fall within that course of professional practice.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 05 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 7, 2021)
Apr 27 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 7, 2021 to June 7, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 28 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 7, 2021.
May 07 2021Brief amici curiae of Professors of Health Law and Policy filed.
May 27 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 7, 2021 to July 7, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
May 28 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including July 7, 2021.