Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Colorado v. Fuentes-Espinoza

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1084 Colo. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under principles of implied pre-emption, the federal Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101, et seq., forbids states from enacting legislation to prohibit human smuggling.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 08 2017Application (17A638) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 8, 2018 to January 29, 2018, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Dec 13 2017Application (17A638) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until January 29, 2018.
Jan 29 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 5, 2018)
Feb 06 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 5, 2018 to April 4, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 15 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 4, 2018.
Mar 02 2018Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed.
Mar 05 2018Brief amici curiae of Arizona, et al. filed.
Term Snapshot