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Sakkal v. United States

Petition for a writ of certiorari granted, judgment vacated, and case remanded to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit for further consideration in light of Ruan v. United States.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-84 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should grant, vacate, and remand a judgment sustaining the conviction of a physician under 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) because the jury was given a scienter instruction that is flatly inconsistent with Xiulu Ruan v. United States.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 26 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 29, 2022)
Aug 29 2022Memorandum for the United States filed.
Sep 14 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/7/2022.
Oct 11 2022Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Xiulu Ruan v. United States, 597 U. S. ___ (2022).
Nov 14 2022Judgment issued.