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Suhl v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 1, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1687 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether the government may obtain convictions for bribery under the honest-services fraud statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1346, and the federal-programs bribery statute, 18 U.S.C. § 666, in the absence of jury instructions expressly requiring an intended quid pro quo exchange.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 20 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 20, 2018)
Jul 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 20, 2018 to August 20, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 12 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 20, 2018.
Jul 20 2018Brief amicus curiae of James Madison Center for Free Speech filed.
Aug 20 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Sep 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Sep 05 2018Reply of petitioner Theodore E. Suhl filed. (Distributed)
Oct 01 2018Petition DENIED.
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