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de Csepel v. Republic of Hungary

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1165 D.C. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioners in this case.

Issue: Whether a foreign state itself is immune from suit in the United States in a case in which rights in property taken in violation of international law are at issue, the property is located outside the United States, the property is owned or operated by an agency or instrumentality of the foreign state, and that agency or instrumentality is engaged in commercial activity in the United States.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 11 2017Application (17A629) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 2, 2018 to March 2, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Dec 12 2017Application (17A629) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 2, 2018.
Feb 16 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 23, 2018)
Feb 26 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 23, 2018 to April 23, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 28 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 23, 2018.
Mar 23 2018Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat.
Mar 23 2018Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by AJC (Formally The American Jewish Committee), B'nai B'rith International, et al.
Apr 09 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 23, 2018 to May 21, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 21, 2018.
May 21 2018Brief of respondents Republic of Hungary, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 04 2018Reply of petitioners David L. de Csepel, et al. filed.
Jun 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 05 2018Supplemental brief of respondents Republic of Hungary, et al. filed. (Distributed)
 
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