Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann 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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