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Jam v. International Finance Corp.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1011 D.C. Cir. TBD 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.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
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.
 
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