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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will first hear oral argument in Monasky v. Taglieri. Click to read our preview from Amy Howe.
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Cargill Inc. v. Doe I

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-453 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the presumption against extraterritorial application of the Alien Tort Statute is displaced by allegations that a U.S. company generally conducted oversight of its foreign operations at its headquarters and made operational and financial decisions there, even though the conduct alleged to violate international law occurred in – and the plaintiffs suffered their injuries in – a foreign country; and (2) whether a domestic corporation is subject to liability in a private action under the Alien Tort Statute.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 02 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 4, 2019)
Oct 23 2019Blanket Consent filed by Respondents, John Doe I, et al.VIDED
Oct 25 2019Waiver of right of respondents John Doe I, et al. to respond filed.
Oct 28 2019Brief amicus curiae of The Coca-Cola Company filed. VIDED.
Oct 28 2019Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. VIDED
Oct 28 2019Brief amicus curiae of Chevron Corporation filed. VIDED.
Oct 28 2019Brief amici curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed. VIDED.
Oct 28 2019Brief amici curiae of The National Confectioners Association, et al. filed. VIDED.
Oct 30 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.
Nov 04 2019Response Requested. (Due December 4, 2019)
Nov 14 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 4, 2019 to December 12, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 19 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 12, 2019.
 
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