No. 19-5410.

141 S.Ct. 1817 (2021)

Charles BORDEN, Jr., Petitioner v. UNITED STATES.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 10, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kannon K. Shanmugam , Washington, DC, for the petitioner.

Deputy Solicitor General Eric J. Feigin , Washington, DC, for the respondent.

Kannon K. Shanmugam , Jessica A. Morton , Stacie M. Fahsel , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Washington, DC, Nicholas A. Handler , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY, Erin P. Rust , Counsel of Record, Jennifer Niles Coffin , Federal Defender, Services of Eastern, Tennessee, Inc., Chattanooga, TN, for petitioner.

Noel J. Francisco , Solicitor General, Counsel of Record, Brian A. Benczkowski , Assistant Attorney General, Eric J. Feigin , Deputy Solicitor General, Morgan L. Ratner , Assistant to the Solicitor General, Finnuala K. Tessier , Attorney, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 20530-0001, for respondent.

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