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United States v. Newman

Petition for certiorari denied on October 2, 2015
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.”

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 15 2015Application (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 2015Application (14A1264) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until August 1, 2015.
Jun 26 2015Letter dated June 19, 2015, from counsel for respondent Todd Newman received.
Jul 30 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 31, 2015)
Aug 24 2015Brief of respondent Todd Newman in opposition filed.
Aug 24 2015Brief of respondent Anthony Chiasson in opposition filed.
Sep 8 2015Reply of petitioner United States filed.
Sep 9 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Oct 5 2015Petition DENIED.