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Department of State v. Muñoz

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
23-334 9th Cir. Apr 23, 2024

Issues: (1) Whether a consular officer's refusal of a visa to a U.S. citizen's noncitizen spouse impinges upon a constitutionally protected interest of the citizen; and (2) whether, assuming that such a constitutional interest exists, notifying a visa applicant that he was deemed inadmissible under 8 U.S.C. § 1182(a)(3)(A)(ii) suffices to provide any process that is due.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 29 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 30, 2023)
Sep 29 2023Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court's Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court's electronic filing system.
Oct 17 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 30, 2023 to November 29, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 18 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 29, 2023.
Nov 28 2023Brief of respondents Sandra Munoz, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 13 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2024.
Dec 13 2023Reply of petitioners Department of State, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 08 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2024.
Jan 12 2024Petition GRANTED limited to Questions 1 and 2 presented by the petition.
Jan 12 2024As Rule 34.6 provides, “If the Court schedules briefing and oral argument in a case that was governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2(c) or Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 49.1(c), the parties shall submit electronic versions of all prior and subsequent filings with this Court in the case, subject to [applicable] redaction rules.” Subsequent party and amicus filings in the case should now be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system, with any necessary redactions.
Feb 16 2024SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.
Feb 16 2024Brief of Sandra Munoz, et al. submitted.
Feb 20 2024Brief of Department of State, et al. submitted.
Feb 20 2024Joint Appendix submitted.
Feb 21 2024Record requested from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.