Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Oct 10, 2017
Tr.Aud.
Opinion
Vote
9-0
Author
Ginsburg
Term

Holding: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit erred in treating as jurisdictional Rule 4(a)(5)(C)’s limitation on extensions of time to file a notice of appeal.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded on November 8, 2017.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 15 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 19, 2016)
Dec 14 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 18, 2017, for all respondents.
Jan 18 2017Brief of respondents Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago & Fannie Mae in opposition filed.
Jan 30 2017Reply of petitioner Charmaine Hamer filed.
Feb 01 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2017.
Feb 21 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 24, 2017.
Feb 27 2017Petition GRANTED.
Mar 02 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Mar 08 2017The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 15, 2017.
Mar 21 2017Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Charmaine Hamer.
Apr 03 2017Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Apr 11 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Fannie Mae.
Apr 19 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party , received from counsel for respondent Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago.
May 15 2017Brief of petitioner Charmaine Hamer filed.
May 17 2017Brief amicus curiae of Professor Scott Dodson in support of neither party filed.
May 19 2017Brief amicus curiae of The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers filed.
Jun 08 2017The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 31, 2017.
Jul 19 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
Jul 31 2017Brief of respondents Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, et al. filed.
Aug 01 2017Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit.
Aug 09 2017CIRCULATED
Aug 29 2017Reply of petitioner Charmaine Hamer filed. (Distributed)
Oct 10 2017Argued. For petitioner: Jonathan A. Herstoff, New York, N. Y. For respondents: Damien G. Stewart, Washington, D. C.
Nov 08 2017Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.

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