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Donziger v. Chevron Corp.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 19, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1178 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issues: (1) Whether federal courts have jurisdiction to entertain pre-emptive collateral attacks on money judgments issued by foreign courts; and (2) whether the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act authorizes federal courts to issue injunctive relief to private parties.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 11 2017Application (16A686) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Jan 12 2017Application (16A686) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until March 27, 2017.
Mar 27 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 1, 2017)
Mar 27 2017Appendix of Steven Donziger, et al. filed.
Apr 21 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 15, 2017.
May 1 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Republic of Ecuador filed.
May 1 2017Brief amici curiae of Amazon Watch and Rainforest Action Network filed.
May 1 2017Brief amici curiae of International Law Professors filed.
May 1 2017Brief amici curiae of The Earth and 14 other non-profit Organizations filed.
May 15 2017Brief of respondent Chevron Corporation in opposition filed.
May 30 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 15, 2017.
May 31 2017Reply of petitioners Steven Donziger, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 19 2017Petition DENIED.