|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-458||9th Cir.||Apr 26, 2016||Jun 9, 2016||6-2||Sotomayor||OT 2015|
Holding: A federal district court has a limited inherent power to rescind a jury discharge order and recall a jury in a civil case for further deliberations after identifying an error in the jury's verdict. The district court did not abuse that power here.
Judgment: Affirmed, 6-2, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on June 9, 2016. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Kennedy joined.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 9 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 12, 2015)|
|Oct 21 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 14, 2015.|
|Dec 1 2015||Brief of respondent Hillary Bouldin in opposition filed.|
|Dec 15 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.|
|Dec 15 2015||Reply of petitioner Rocky Dietz filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 11 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2016.|
|Jan 19 2016||Petition GRANTED.|
|Feb 29 2016||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)|
|Feb 29 2016||Brief of petitioner Rocky Dietz filed.|
|Mar 4 2016||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tueasday, April 26, 2016|
|Mar 14 2016||Record requested from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.|
|Mar 15 2016||CIRCULATED.|
|Mar 30 2016||Brief of respondent Hillary Bouldin filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 6 2016||Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 6 2016||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Apr 8 2016||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Apr 15 2016||Reply of petitioner Rocky Dietz filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 26 2016||Argued. For petitioner: Kannon K. Shanmugam, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Neal K. Katyal, Washington, D. C.; and John F. Bash, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae).|
|Jun 9 2016||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Kennedy, J., joined.|
|Jul 12 2016||JUDGMENT ISSUED|
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