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Diaz-Esparza v. Sessions

Petition granted, judgment vacated and case remanded for further consideration in light of Session v. Dimaya on May 14, 2018.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-820 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether 18 U.S.C. § 16(b), as incorporated into the Immigration and Nationality Act’s provisions governing an alien’s removal from the United States, is unconstitutionally vague.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 05 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 8, 2018)
Dec 05 2017Pursuant 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.
Jan 05 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 8, 2018 to February 7, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 05 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 7, 2018.
Feb 07 2018Memorandum of respondent Jefferson B. Sessions, III, Attorney General filed.
Feb 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/16/2018.
Apr 17 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Sessions v. Dimaya, 584 U. S. ____ (2018).