Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

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Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Romeike v. Holder

Petition for certiorari denied on March 3, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-471 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: (1) Whether prosecution under a generally applicable law may constitute persecution when such a law violates human rights treaty obligations concerning a protected ground; and (2) whether prosecution under a generally applicable law may constitute persecution when there is direct evidence that one central reason for the government’s motive for prosecution is the desire to suppress the applicant on a protected ground.

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 10 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 15, 2013)
Oct 29 2013Waiver of right of respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General to respond filed.
Nov 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 26, 2013.
Nov 19 2013Response Requested . (Due December 19, 2013)
Dec 11 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 21, 2014.
Dec 19 2013Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Alliance Defending Freedom, and (SCHUZH).
Jan 21 2014Brief of respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General in opposition filed.
Jan 29 2014Reply of petitioners Uwe Andreas Josef Romeike, et al. filed.
Feb 5 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Feb 24 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 28, 2014.
Mar 3 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Alliance Defending Freedom, et al.,
Mar 3 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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