Meshal v. Higgenbotham

Petition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1461 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether a U.S. citizen may bring a Bivens claim in the absence of any other remedy when federal law enforcement officers unlawfully detain and grossly mistreat him during a criminal counterterrorism investigation abroad.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 14 2016Application (15A1062) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 2, 2016 to June 1, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Apr 18 2016Application (15A1062) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 1, 2016.
May 31 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 6, 2016)
Jun 29 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 5, 2016.
Jul 1 2016Brief amici curiae of U.N. Special Rapporteurs on Torture filed.
Jul 5 2016Brief amicus curiae of Commonwealth Lawyers Association filed.
Jul 6 2016Brief amicus curiae of The Constitution Project filed.
Jul 6 2016Brief amici curiae of Donald Borelli, et al. filed.
Aug 1 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 6, 2016.
Aug 25 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 20, 2016.
Sep 20 2016Brief of respondents Chris Higgenbotham, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 3 2016Reply of petitioner Amir Meshal filed. (Distributed)
Oct 5 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 28, 2016.
Jun 19 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2017.
Jun 27 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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