Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Abbott v. Perez. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in Animal Science Products Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Amy Howe again has our preview.

Kansas v. Garcia

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-834 Kan. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Immigration Reform and Control Act expressly pre-empts the states from using any information entered on or appended to a federal Form I-9, including common information such as name, date of birth, and social security number, in a prosecution of any person (citizen or alien) when that same, commonly used information also appears in non-IRCA documents, such as state tax forms, leases, and credit applications; and (2) if IRCA bars the states from using all such information for any purpose, whether Congress has the constitutional power to so broadly pre-empt the states from exercising their traditional police powers to prosecute state law crimes.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 07 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 10, 2018)
Jan 02 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, State of Kansas
Jan 05 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 10, 2018 to February 9, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 9, 2018.
Jan 10 2018Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed.
Jan 10 2018Brief amici curiae of Michigan, et al. filed.
Feb 01 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 9, 2018 to March 12, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 02 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 12, 2018.
Mar 12 2018Brief of respondents Ramiro Garcia, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 23 2018Reply of petitioner State of Kansas filed.
Mar 28 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
 
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