Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the April 21 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Davila v. Davis. Steve Vladeck has our preview.

Ali v. Warfaa

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1345 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a foreign official's common-law immunity for acts performed on behalf of a foreign state is abrogated by plaintiff's allegations that those official acts violated jus cogens norms of international law.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
May 2 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 3, 2016)
May 20 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 5, 2016.
Jul 5 2016Brief of respondent Farhan Mohamoud Tani Warfaa in opposition filed.
Jul 19 2016Reply of petitioner Yusuf Abdi Ali filed.
Jul 20 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Oct 3 2016The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
 
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