|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-950||2d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issues: (1) Whether the warrantless seizure of an individual’s internet traffic information without probable cause violates the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether the Sixth Amendment permits judges to find the facts necessary to support an otherwise unreasonable sentence.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 16 2017||Application (17A559) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 28, 2017 to December 28, 2017, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Nov 20 2017||Application (17A559) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until December 28, 2017.|
|Dec 22 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 5, 2018)|
|Jan 09 2018||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Ross William Ulbricht.|
|Jan 30 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 5, 2018 to March 7, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jan 31 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 7, 2018.|
|Feb 05 2018||Brief amicus curiae of American Black Cross filed.|
|Feb 05 2018||Brief amici curiae of National Lawyers Guild, et al filed.|
|Feb 05 2018||Brief amici curiae of Drug Policy Alliance, et al. filed.|
|Feb 05 2018||Brief amici curiae of Downsize DC Foundation, et al. filed.|
|Feb 05 2018||Brief amici curiae of Reason Foundation,et al. filed.|
|Mar 07 2018||Memorandum of respondent United States filed.|
|Mar 21 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.|
|Mar 21 2018||Reply of petitioner Ross William Ulbricht filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 22 2018||Supplemental brief of petitioner Ross William Ulbricht filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 27 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.|
|Jun 28 2018||Petition DENIED.|
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