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Droganes v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 19, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-742 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a court has the inherent authority to impose monetary sanctions against the government despite the doctrine of sovereign immunity, when the government acts in bad faith by making misrepresentations to the court and by violating and ignoring the terms of an otherwise valid and enforceable court order.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 17 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 21, 2014)
Jan 15 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 20, 2014.
Feb 18 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 24, 2014.
Mar 18 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 18, 2014.
Apr 18 2014Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 28 2014Reply of petitioner Sam Droganes filed. (Distributed)
Apr 29 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 15, 2014.
May 19 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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