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United States v. Gary

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-444 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

Issue: Whether a defendant who pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a felon, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1) and 924(a), is automatically entitled to plain-error relief if the district court did not advise him that one element of that offense is knowledge of his status as a felon, regardless of whether he can show that the district court’s error affected the outcome of the proceedings.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 05 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 6, 2020)
Oct 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 6, 2020 to December 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 8, 2020.
Dec 08 2020Brief of respondent Michael Andrew Gary in opposition filed.
Dec 08 2020Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Michael Andrew Gary.
Dec 23 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Dec 23 2020Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Jan 08 2021Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 08 2021Petition GRANTED.
Jan 12 2021Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent Michael Andrew Gary.
Jan 20 2021Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.