Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Jam v. International Finance Corp.

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

Issues: (1) 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; and (2) whether, and what, rules govern the immunity to which international organizations are entitled if the IOIA does not afford the same immunity.

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 2018Amicus brief of International Law Scholars submitted.
Term Snapshot