Issue: Whether, in light of the plain meaning of “threat” and the constitutional rule of Virginia v. Black, a conviction under 18 U.S.C. § 875(c) for “transmit[ing] in interstate or foreign commerce any communication containing . . . any threat to injure the person of another” requires proof of a subjective or specific intent to threaten.
Proceedings and Orders
Jan 18 2013
Application (12A726) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 29, 2013 to March 30, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jan 18 2013
Application (12A726) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until March 30, 2013.
On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the February 27 Conference. The Court has not announced its plans for next week regarding the release of opinions, if any. At this time of the Term, however, it would be unusual if there were none. This is the second week of the February sitting.
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