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The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 18 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media; Mark Fenster has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis; Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Argentine Republic v. Petersen Energia Inversora S.A.U.

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-581 2d Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the “commercial activity” exception to sovereign immunity in the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1605(a)(2), is inapplicable to suits challenging conduct inextricably intertwined with a sovereign act of expropriation.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 31 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 3, 2018)
Nov 26 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 3, 2018 to December 17, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 27 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 17, 2018.
Dec 03 2018Brief amicus curiae of The Republic of Chile filed. VIDED.
Dec 03 2018Brief amicus curiae of Government of the United Mexican States filed. VIDED.
Dec 03 2018Brief amici curiae of Professors at Law and Business Schools filed. VIDED.
Dec 05 2018Brief of respondents Petersen Energía Inversora, S.A.U., et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Dec 18 2018Reply of petitioner Argentine Republic filed.
Dec 19 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.
Jan 07 2019The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
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