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Rubin v. Islamic Republic of Iran

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-534 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issue: Whether 28 U.S.C. § 1610(g) provides a freestanding attachment immunity exception that allows terror victim judgment creditors to attach and execute upon assets of foreign state sponsors of terrorism regardless of whether assets are otherwise subject to execution under Section 1610.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 17 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 18, 2016)
Nov 16 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 25, 2016, for all respondents.
Nov 22 2016Brief of respondent Field Museum of Natural History in opposition filed.
Nov 23 2016Brief of respondent Islamic Republic of Iran filed.
Nov 23 2016Brief of respondent The University of Chicago in opposition filed.
Dec 06 2016Reply of petitioners Jenny Rubin, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 07 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Dec 09 2016Letter of December 6, 2016, from counsel for petitioners received. (Distributed)
Jan 09 2017The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
May 23 2017Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 06 2017Supplemental brief of petitioners Jenny Rubin, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2017.
Jun 27 2017Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jul 31 2017The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 1, 2017.
Jul 31 2017The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including October 23, 2017.
Aug 23 2017Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Jenny Rubin, et al.
Sep 01 2017Blanket Consent filed by Respondent Islamic Republic of Iran.
Sep 01 2017Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Jenny Rubin, et al.
Sep 01 2017Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Field Museum of Natural History on 09/13/2017
Sep 01 2017Brief of petitioner Jenny Rubin, et al. filed.
Sep 05 2017Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, University of Chicago on 09/12/2017
Sep 08 2017Brief amici curiae of Foundation for Defense of Democracies filed.
Sep 08 2017Brief amici curiae of Victims of Iranian Terrorism filed.
Sep 08 2017Brief amici curiae of Former U.S. Counterterrorism Officials, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2017Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Jenny Rubin, et al. on 09/13/2017
 
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