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Jam v. International Finance Corp.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1011 D.C. Cir. Oct 31, 2018
Tr.Aud.
TBD TBD TBD OT 2018

Issue: Whether the International Organizations Immunities Act—which affords international organizations the “same immunity” from suit that foreign governments have, 22 U.S.C. § 288a(b)—confers the same immunity on such organizations as foreign governments have under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 1602-11.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 01 2017Application (17A606) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 25, 2017 to January 25, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Dec 11 2017Application (17A606) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until January 25, 2018.
Jan 19 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 21, 2018)
Feb 09 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 21, 2018 to March 23, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 09 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Budha Ismail Jam, et al..
Feb 12 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 23, 2018.
Feb 21 2018Brief amicus curiae of International Law Scholars filed.
Mar 13 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 23, 2018 to March 30, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 15 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 30, 2018.
Mar 30 2018Brief of respondent International Finance Corporation in opposition filed.
Apr 18 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
Apr 18 2018Reply of petitioners Budha Ismail Jam, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 21 2018Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Jun 15 2018Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jun 27 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Budha Ismail Jam, et al.
Jul 02 2018Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 13, 2018. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 29, 2018.
Jul 02 2018Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, International Finance Corporation.
Jul 03 2018Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Budha Ismail Jam, et al.
Jul 09 2018Motion for a further extension of time to file the opening briefs on the merits filed.
Jul 24 2018Motion for a further extension of time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is further extended to and including July 24, 2018. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including September 10, 2018.
Jul 24 2018Brief of petitioners Budha Ismail Jam, et al. filed.
Jul 31 2018Brief amici curiae of Bipartisan Members of Congress filed.
Jul 31 2018Brief amici curiae of Professors of International Organization and International Law filed.
Jul 31 2018Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jul 31 2018Brief amici curiae of Center for International Environmental Law, et al. filed.
Aug 20 2018SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Sep 10 2018Record requested from the U.S.C.A. Dist. of Columbia Circuit.
Sep 10 2018Brief of respondent International Finance Corporation filed.
Sep 11 2018Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Sep 12 2018CIRCULATED
Sep 17 2018Brief amici curiae of International Law Experts filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2018Brief amici curiae of Member Countries and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2018Brief amici curiae of Former Secretaries of State and Secretaries of the Treasury filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2018Brief amici curiae of Former Executive Branch Attorneys filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2018Brief amici curiae of International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2018Brief amici curiae of African Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 01 2018Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners GRANTED.
Oct 01 2018Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 05 2018Reply of petitioners Budha Ismail Jam, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 19 2018Justice Kavanaugh is recused in this case.
Oct 31 2018Argued. For petitioners: Jeffrey L. Fisher, Stanford, Cal.; and Jonathan Ellis, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Washington, D. C.
 
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