Issue: (1) Whether discretionary relief under § 212(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act remains available to individuals who were eligible for such relief at the time of their convictions and exercised their right to trial, rather than pleading guilty; and (2) whether the court of appeals had jurisdiction to review petitioner's claim for deferred removal under the Convention Against Torture.
Proceedings and Orders
Nov 27 2013
Application (13A552) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 19, 2013 to January 20, 2014, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Dec 3 2013
Application (13A552) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until January 20, 2014.
On Monday the Court issued orders from its April 17 Conference, which Lyle reported on. On Tuesday at 10 a.m. we expect one or more opinions in argued cases. We will be live-blogging at this link . The Court has not yet announced whether there will be additional opinion announcements on Wednesday. This is the first week of the April sitting.
Glossip v. Gross The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.