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Ortiz v. United States

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1423 C.A.A.F. Jan 16, 2018

Issues: (1) Whether Judge Martin T. Mitchell's service on the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review disqualified him from continuing to serve on the U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals under 10 U.S.C. § 973(b)(2)(A)(ii); (2) whether Judge Mitchell's simultaneous service on both the CMCR and the AFCCA violated the appointments clause; and (3) whether the Supreme Court has jurisdiction to review Dalmazzi v. United States and Cox v. United States under 28 U.S.C. § 1259(3).

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 21 2017Application (16A1034) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 10, 2017 to June 9, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Apr 26 2017Application (16A1034) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 9, 2017.
May 19 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 29, 2017)
Jun 26 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 31, 2017.
Jul 27 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including August 18, 2017.
Aug 18 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Aug 30 2017Reply of petitioner Keanu D. W. Ortiz filed.
Sep 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
Sep 28 2017Petition GRANTED, and the petitions for writs of certiorari in Nos. 16-961 and 16-1017 are granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. In addition to the questions presented by the petitions, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: Whether this Court has jurisdiction to review the cases in Nos. 16-961 and 16-1017 under 28 U. S. C. § 1259(3).
Nov 07 2017Joint appendix filed. VIDED. (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 07 2017Brief of petitioners filed. VIDED.
Nov 17 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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