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The Supreme Court will release orders from the March 22 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in PDR Network, LLC v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic Inc.; Christopher Walker has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in The Dutra Group v. Batterton; Joel Goldstein has our preview.

Dormescar v. Holder

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1126 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether res judicata bars the government from instituting a second removal proceeding against an immigrant based on a conviction that could have been charged as the basis for removal in a prior removal proceeding that resulted in a final decision in the immgrant’s favor.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 14 2012Application (12A616) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 15, 2013 to March 16, 2013, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Dec 19 2012Application (12A616) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until March 16, 2013.
Mar 15 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 17, 2013)
Apr 11 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 17, 2013.
May 16 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including June 14, 2013.
Jun 14 2013Brief of respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General in opposition filed.
Jun 25 2013Reply of petitioner Odulene Dormescar filed. (Distributed)
Jun 26 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 7 2013Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot