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This week, we are hosting a symposium before oral argument on December 2 in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York. Click here to read the contributions.

City of Chicago, Illinois v. Fulton

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-357 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether an entity that is passively retaining possession of property in which a bankruptcy estate has an interest has an affirmative obligation under the Bankruptcy Code’s automatic stay, 11 U.S.C § 362, to return that property to the debtor or trustee immediately upon the filing of the bankruptcy petition.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 17 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 18, 2019)
Oct 02 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 18, 2019 to November 18, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 03 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 18, 2019.
Oct 17 2019Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers' Association filed.
Nov 08 2019Brief of respondents Robbin L. Fulton, et al. in opposition filed.
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