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No. 20-927

United States v. Dustin John Higgs

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Application (20A134) granted by the Court. The application to vacate stay presented to THE CHIEF JUSTICE and by him referred to the Court is granted. The January 13, 2021 order of the Court of Appeals granting a stay is vacated.

Application (20A134) referred to the Court.

Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment GRANTED. The petition for writ of certiorari before judgment to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is granted. The December 29, 2020 order of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland is reversed, and the case is remanded to the Court of Appeals with instructions to remand to the District Court for the prompt designation of Indiana under 18 U. S. C. ยง3596(a). The application to vacate stay presented to THE CHIEF JUSTICE and by him referred to the Court is granted. The January 13, 2021 order of the Court of Appeals granting a stay is vacated. JUSTICE KAGAN would deny the petition for writ of certiorari before judgment and the application. Justice Breyer, dissenting. (Detached Opinion). JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR, dissenting. (Detached Opinion).

Response to application from respondent Dustin John Higgs filed.

Application (20A134) to vacate stay, submitted to The Chief Justice.

Reply of petitioner United States filed.

Brief of respondent Dustin John Higgs in opposition filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due February 10, 2021)

Parties

United States, Petitioner, represented by Elizabeth B. Prelogar

Dustin John Higgs, Respondent, represented by Matthew C. Lawry

 
Last updated: October 20, 2021