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City of Chicago, Illinois v. Fulton

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-357 7th Cir. Apr 20, 2020
TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

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.
Nov 25 2019Reply of petitioner City of Chicago filed.
Nov 26 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.
Dec 18 2019Petition GRANTED.
Feb 03 2020Joint appendix filed.
Feb 03 2020Brief of petitioner City of Chicago filed.
Feb 07 2020Brief amici curiae of Professors Ralph Brubaker, et al. filed.
Feb 10 2020Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Feb 10 2020Brief amici curiae of National Association of Counties, et al. filed.
Feb 21 2020SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, April 20, 2020.
 
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