Renzi v. United StatesPetition for certiorari denied on January 17, 2012
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-557||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2011|
Issue: (1) Whether the Speech or Debate Clause has a non-disclosure privilege that prevents agents of the executive from obtaining legislative-act materials from a Member of Congress without consent; and (2) whether the Speech or Debate Clause's protections for fact-finding and investigation of potential legislation extend to individual Members of Congress and, if so, whether those protections are subject to a crime-fraud exception.
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