Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-499 2d Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, categorically forecloses corporate liability.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 20 2016Application (16A82) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 7, 2016 to October 6, 2016, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Jul 22 2016Application (16A82) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until October 6, 2016.
Oct 5 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 14, 2016)
Oct 14 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.
Oct 28 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 14, 2016.
Nov 11 2016Brief amici curiae of Professors of Legal History William R. Casto, et al. filed.
Nov 14 2016Brief amici curiae of International Law Scholars filed.
Nov 14 2016Brief amicus curiae of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse filed.
Nov 14 2016Brief amici curiae of Jack Bloom and Alpha Capital Holdings, Inc. filed.
Dec 14 2016Brief of respondent Arab Bank, PLC in opposition filed.
Dec 22 2016Reply of petitioners Joseph Jesner, et al. filed.
Dec 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.
Jan 10 2017Rescheduled.
Mar 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
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