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Sessions v. Lopez-Islava

Petition for certiorari denied on May 14, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1496 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether 18 U.S.C. 16(b), as incorporated into the Immigration and Nationality Act's provisions governing an alien's removal from the United States, is unconstitutionally vague.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 01 2016Application (15A1018) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 11, 2016 to May 11, 2016, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Apr 04 2016Application (15A1018) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until May 5, 2016.
Apr 25 2016Application (15A1018) to extend further the time from May 5, 2016 to June 10, 2016, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Apr 26 2016Application (15A1018) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 10, 2016.
Jun 10 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 11, 2016)
Jun 29 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 12, 2016.
Aug 12 2016Brief of respondent Manuel Jesus Lopez-Islava in opposition filed.
Aug 31 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Apr 17 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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