Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Sanchez de Lozada v. Mamani

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-733 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
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)
Term Snapshot