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Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1436 4th Cir. Oct 10, 2017
TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether respondents' challenge to the temporary suspension of entry of aliens abroad under Section 2(c) of Executive Order No. 13,780 is justiciable; (2) whether Section 2(c)'s temporary suspension of entry violates the Establishment Clause; (3) whether the global injunction, which rests on alleged injury to a single individual plaintiff, is impermissibly overbroad; and (4) whether the challenges to Section 2(c) became moot on June 14, 2017.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 1 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed.
Jun 1 2017Application (16A1190) for a stay pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jun 2 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Petitioner.
Jun 2 2017The respondents are directed to file a response to the petition for a writ of certiorari on or before 3 p.m., Monday, June 12, 2017.
Jun 2 2017Response to application due on or before 3 p.m., Monday, June 12, 2017.
Jun 2 2017Application (16A1190) referred to the Court.
Jun 5 2017Brief amici curiae of The States of Texas, et al. filed.
Jun 9 2017Brief amici curiae of Public Policy Legal Institute, et al. filed.
Jun 9 2017Brief amicus curiae of T.A. in support of respondent filed.
Jun 9 2017Motion (16A1190, 16A1191) for leave to file amici brief filed by Association of American Medical Colleges and Others in support of respondents.
Jun 9 2017Motion (16A1191) for leave to file amici brief filed by American Center for Law and Justice in support of petitioners.
Jun 9 2017Brief amici curiae of Association of American Medical Colleges and Others in support of respondents filed.
Jun 9 2017Brief amicus curiae of Susan Abeles in support of neither party filed.
Jun 9 2017Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice in support of petitioners filed.
Jun 9 2017Motion (16A1190) for leave to file amicus brief filed by American Center for Law and Justice in support of petitioners.
Jun 10 2017Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle in support neither party filed.
Jun 12 2017Brief of respondents International Refugee Assistance Project, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 12 2017Response to application from respondents International Refugee Assistance Project, et al. filed.
Jun 12 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Citizens United, et al. in support of petitioners.
Jun 12 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty in support of neither party.
Jun 12 2017Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed.
Jun 12 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Constitutional Law Scholars in support of respondents.
Jun 12 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by The States of New York, et al. in support of respondents.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1190, 16A1191) for leave to file amicus brief filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. in support of petitioners.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1190, 16A1191) for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty in support of neither party.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1190, 16A1191) for leave to file amici brief filed by The States of Virginia, et al.in opposition to the stay applications.
Jun 12 2017Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed in support of petitioners.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1190) for leave to file amici brief filed by Citizens United, et al.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1190, 16A1191) for leave to file amici brief filed by Interfaith Group of Religious and Interreligious Organizations.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1191) for leave to file amicus brief filed by American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children in support of respondents.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1190, 16A1191) for leave to file amici brief by Former National Security Officials in support of respondents.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1190, 16A1191) for leave to file amici brief filed by Constitutional law scholars in support respondents.
Jun 12 2017Motion (16A1190, 16A1191) for leave to file amici brief filed Former National Security Officials in support respondents.
Jun 12 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Immigration Reform Law Institute.
Jun 14 2017Reply of petitioners Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed.
Jun 14 2017Reply of applicants Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed.
Jun 20 2017Supplemental brief of respondents International Refugee Assistance Project, et al. filed.
Jun 24 2017Letter of respondents International Refugee Assistance Project, et al. received. (Distributed)
Jun 25 2017Letter of petitioners Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. received. (Distributed)
Jun 26 2017Application (16A1190) and application (16A1191) are GRANTED IN PART. In addition, application (16A1191) is treated as a petition for a writ of certiorari. The petitions for writs of certiorari in 16-1436 and 16-1540 are GRANTED and the cases are consolidated for argument. In addition to the issues identified in the petitions, the parties are directed to address the following question: "Whether the challenges to Sec. 2(c) became moot on June 14, 2017." Justice Thomas, with whom Justice Alito and Justice Gorsuch join, concurring in part and dissenting in part. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion). VIDED.
Jun 26 2017The due dates for the briefs on the merits in 16-1436 and 16-1540 are as provided for by Rule 25 of the Rules of this Court. VIDED.
Jun 27 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Immigration Reform Law Institute GRANTED.
Jun 27 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Citizens United, et al. GRANTED.
Jun 27 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The States of New York, et al. GRANTED.
Jun 27 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Constitutional Law Scholars GRANTED.
Jun 27 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty GRANTED.
Jul 17 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party from counsel for the petitioners. VIDED
Jul 19 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. VIDED.
 
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