|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-137||2d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: Whether the court of appeals erroneously departed from this Court's decision in Dirks v. SEC by holding that liability under a gifting theory requires “proof of a meaningfully close personal relationship that generates an exchange that is objective, consequential, and represents at least a potential gain of a pecuniary or similarly valuable nature.”
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 15 2015||Application (14A1264) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 2, 2015 to August 1, 2015, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Jun 16 2015||Application (14A1264) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until August 1, 2015.|
|Jun 26 2015||Letter dated June 19, 2015, from counsel for respondent Todd Newman received.|
|Jul 30 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 31, 2015)|
|Aug 24 2015||Brief of respondent Todd Newman in opposition filed.|
|Aug 24 2015||Brief of respondent Anthony Chiasson in opposition filed.|
|Sep 8 2015||Reply of petitioner United States filed.|
|Sep 9 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.|
|Oct 5 2015||Petition DENIED.|
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