|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-460||D.C.||Nov 1, 2017||Jan 22, 2018||5-4||Ginsburg||OT 2017|
Holding: In the instruction in 28 U.S.C. § 1367(d), which provides that the “period of limitations for” refiling in state court a state claim dismissed along with related federal claims by a federal district court exercising supplemental jurisdiction, “shall be tolled while the claim is pending [in federal court] and for a period of 30 days after it is dismissed unless State law provides for a longer tolling period,” to “toll” a state-law statute-of-limitations period means to hold it in abeyance, i.e., to stop the clock.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on January 22, 2018. Justice Gorsuch filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Kennedy, Thomas and Alito joined.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 06 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 7, 2016)|
|Oct 19 2016||Waiver of right of respondent District of Columbia to respond filed.|
|Nov 02 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.|
|Nov 03 2016||Response Requested. (Due December 5, 2016)|
|Dec 01 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 4, 2017.|
|Jan 04 2017||Brief of respondent District of Columbia in opposition filed.|
|Jan 17 2017||Reply of petitioner Stephanie C. Artis filed.|
|Jan 18 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2017.|
|Feb 21 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 24, 2017.|
|Feb 27 2017||Petition GRANTED.|
|Mar 29 2017||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 25, 2017.|
|Mar 29 2017||The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 11, 2017.|
|May 11 2017||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Stephanie C. Artis.|
|May 25 2017||Brief of petitioner Stephanie C. Artis filed.|
|May 30 2017||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.|
|Aug 11 2017||Brief of respondent District of Columbia filed.|
|Aug 18 2017||Motion of Wisconsin and 23 other states for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Aug 18 2017||Brief amici curiae of National Conference of State Legislatures, et al. filed.|
|Aug 18 2017||Brief amici curiae of Wisconsin and 23 other states filed.|
|Aug 31 2017||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, November 1, 2017|
|Sep 07 2017||CIRCULATED|
|Sep 11 2017||Reply of petitioner Stephanie C. Artis filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 12 2017||Record requested from the D.C. Court of Appeals.|
|Sep 25 2017||Motion of Wisconsin and 23 other states for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument DENIED.|
|Nov 01 2017||Argued. For petitioner: Adam G. Unikowsky, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Loren L. AliKhan, Deputy Solicitor General, Washington, D. C.|
|Jan 22 2018||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Gorsuch, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined.|
|Feb 23 2018||MANDATE ISSUED.|
|Feb 23 2018||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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