|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-1566||9th Cir.||Jan 18, 2022||Apr 21, 2022||9-0||Kagan||OT 2021|
Holding: In a suit raising non-federal claims against a foreign state or instrumentality under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, a court should determine the substantive law by using the same choice-of-law rule applicable in a similar suit against a private party.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on April 21, 2022.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 06 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 10, 2021)|
|May 14 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation to respond filed.|
|May 18 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/3/2021.|
|May 24 2021||Response Requested. (Due June 23, 2021)|
|May 24 2021||Brief amici curiae of 14 Professors of Law filed.|
|Jun 02 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 23, 2021 to July 30, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jun 03 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 30, 2021.|
|Jul 29 2021||Brief of respondent Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation in opposition filed.|
|Aug 17 2021||Reply of petitioners David Cassirer, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 18 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.|
|Sep 30 2021||Petition GRANTED.|
|Oct 14 2021||Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.|
|Oct 19 2021||Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits denied.|
|Oct 21 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, David Cassirer, et al.|
|Oct 21 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation|
|Nov 15 2021||Brief of petitioners David Cassirer, et al filed.|
|Nov 15 2021||Joint appendix filed (statement of cost received).|
|Nov 17 2021||ARGUMENT SET FOR Tuesday, January 18, 2022.|
|Nov 17 2021||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.|
|Nov 17 2021||The record from the 9th Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer.|
|Nov 18 2021||Brief amici curiae of The 1939 Society, et al. filed.|
|Nov 19 2021||Brief amici curiae of B'nai B'rith International, et al. filed.|
|Nov 22 2021||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Nov 22 2021||Brief amici curiae of Professors of Law filed.|
|Nov 22 2021||Brief amici curiae of Comunidad Judía de Madrid and Federación de Comunidades Judías de España filed.|
|Nov 22 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Mark B. Feldman filed.|
|Dec 14 2021||CIRCULATED|
|Dec 15 2021||Brief of respondent Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 20 2021||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for enlargement of time for oral argument filed.|
|Jan 06 2022||The record received from the United States District Court Central District of California - 1 Box. Exhibits received has been electronically filed.|
|Jan 07 2022||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for enlargement of time for oral argument GRANTED.|
|Jan 07 2022||Reply of petitioners David Cassirer, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 18 2022||Argued. For petitioners: David Boies, Armonk, N. Y.; and Masha G. Hansford, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Thaddeus J. Stauber, Los Angeles, Cal.|
|Apr 21 2022||Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|May 23 2022||Judgment Issued|
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