Adhikari v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1461 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum’s “touch and concern” test, courts must consider all connections Alien Tort Statute claims have to U.S. territory, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th, 9th, and 11th Circuits have held, or only the location of the alleged tort itself, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd and 5th Circuits have held.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 06 2017Application (16A879) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 3, 2017 to June 2, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Mar 13 2017Application (16A879) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until June 2, 2017.
Jun 02 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 7, 2017)
Jun 09 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 7, 2017.
Jun 20 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for respondents.
Jun 20 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.
Jul 05 2017Brief amici curiae of International Law Scholars filed.
Jul 07 2017Brief amici curiae of Professors of Legal History Barbara Aronstein Black, et al. filed.
Aug 07 2017Brief of respondents Kellogg Brown & Root, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 21 2017Reply of petitioners Ramchandra Adhikari, et al. filed. Distributed
Aug 23 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
 
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