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Henry v. Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Walldesign Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1210 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a person who obtains funds from a debtor and exercises complete control over the funds, but lacks the legal authority to do so, is an “initial transferee” under Section 550(a)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 17 2018Application (17A760) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 7, 2018 to February 28, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jan 19 2018Application (17A760) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until February 28, 2018.
Feb 28 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 2, 2018)
Mar 19 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 2, 2018 to May 2, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 21 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 2, 2018.
Apr 24 2018Brief of respondent Brian Weiss in opposition filed.
May 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.
May 08 2018Reply of petitioners Lisa Anne Henry, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Term Snapshot