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Kifle v. Ahmed

Petition for certiorari denied on January 7, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-528 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit erred when it applied an “abuse of discretion” standard of review to a district court’s determination that a required party is dispensable under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 19, and, if so, which standard of review is applicable to a lower court’s determination that a required party is dispensable under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 19.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 13 2018Application (18A169) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 23, 2018 to October 22, 2018, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Aug 16 2018Application (18A169) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until October 22, 2018.
Oct 22 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 23, 2018)
Nov 21 2018Brief of respondent Jemal Ahmed in opposition filed.
Dec 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.
Dec 06 2018Reply of petitioners Elias Kifle, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 07 2019Petition DENIED.
 
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