Editor's Note :

close editor's note Editor's Note :

Our coverage of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court is available at this link.

Solano-Cruz v. United States

Petition granted, judgment vacated and case remanded for further consideration in light of Beckles v. United States on May 14, 2018.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-6288 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether 18 U.S.C. § 16(b), as incorporated into the definition of the term “aggravated felony” in 8 U.S.C. § 1326(b)(2), is unconstitutionally vague.

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 19 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 2, 2016)
Oct 27 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 2, 2016.
Nov 23 2016Memorandum of respondent United States filed.
Dec 08 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Apr 17 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Sessions v. Dimaya, 584 U. S. ____ (2018).
Jun 15 2018JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
Share:
Term Snapshot
Awards