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Sanchez de Lozada v. Mamani

Petition for certiorari denied on April 17, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-733 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether plaintiffs may pursue claims against the former head of state and defense minister of a foreign country under the Torture Victim Protection Act for alleged misconduct in that country when they have already recovered adequate remedies in the foreign country for their alleged losses.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 2 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 4, 2017)
Dec 27 2016Waiver of right of respondent Eloy Rojas Mamani, et al. to respond filed.
Dec 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.
Jan 4 2017Response Requested . (Due February 3, 2017)
Jan 17 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 6, 2017.
Mar 6 2017Brief of respondents Eloy Rojas Mamani, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 22 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 13, 2017.
Mar 22 2017Reply of petitioners Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada Sanchez Bustamante, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 17 2017Petition DENIED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
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