Tuaua v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 13, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-981 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether the Citizenship Clause entitles persons born in American Samoa, a U.S. Territory, to birthright citizenship.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 14 2015Application (15A623) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 31, 2015 to February 1, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Dec 14 2015Application (15A623) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 1, 2016.
Feb 1 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 2, 2016)
Feb 22 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 1, 2016, for all respondents.
Feb 25 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.
Mar 2 2016Brief amici curiae of League of United Latin American Citizens, et al. filed.
Mar 2 2016Brief amici curiae of Scholars of Constitutional Law, et al. filed.
Mar 2 2016Brief amicus curiae of Puerto Rican Bar Association, Inc. filed.
Mar 2 2016Brief amici curiae of Former Federal and Local Judges filed.
Mar 2 2016Brief amici curiae of Scholars of International Law filed.
Mar 2 2016Brief amici curiae of Members of Congress and Former Governmental Officials filed.
Mar 2 2016Brief amici curiae of Citizenship Scholars filed.
Mar 29 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 2, 2016, for all respondents.
May 2 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 11, 2016, for all respondents.
May 11 2016Brief of respondents American Samoa Government, et al. in opposition filed.
May 11 2016Brief of respondents Federal Respondents in opposition filed.
May 11 2016Brief amici curiae of Edward J. Erler, Andrew C. McCarthy III, and The Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
May 23 2016Reply of petitioners Leneuoti FiaFia Tuaua, et al. filed.
May 24 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 9, 2016.
Jun 13 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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