|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-5196||9th Cir.||Jan 13, 2014||Mar 4, 2014||9-0||Scalia||OT 2013|
Holding: The bankruptcy court exceeded its authority when it ordered that a debtor’s exempt assets be used to pay administrative expenses incurred as a result of the debtor’s misconduct.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on March 4, 2014.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 5 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due August 13, 2012)|
|Aug 23 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.|
|Sep 17 2012||Response Requested . (Due October 17, 2012)|
|Oct 17 2012||Response to petition from respondent Alfred H. Siegel, Chapter 7 Trustee filed.|
|Oct 30 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.|
|Nov 26 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.|
|Nov 29 2012||Reply of petitioner Stephen Law filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 3 2012||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 14 2013||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|May 28 2013||Supplemental brief of petitioner Stephen Law filed.|
|May 29 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 13, 2013.|
|Jun 17 2013||Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.|
|Jul 3 2013||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 27, 2013.|
|Jul 3 2013||The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 22, 2013.|
|Aug 27 2013||Joint appendix filed (1 volume and supplemental volume.)|
|Aug 27 2013||Brief of petitioner Stephen Law filed.|
|Sep 3 2013||Brief amici curiae of Bankruptcy Law Scholars filed.|
|Sep 3 2013||Brief amicus curiae of G. Eric Brunstad, Jr. filed.|
|Sep 3 2013||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys filed.|
|Oct 22 2013||Brief of respondent Alfred H. Siegel, Chapter 7 Trustee filed.|
|Oct 29 2013||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Oct 29 2013||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Oct 29 2013||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees filed.|
|Oct 29 2013||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees filed.|
|Nov 4 2013||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 13, 2014.|
|Nov 5 2013||CIRCULATED|
|Nov 18 2013||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Nov 21 2013||Reply of petitioner Stephen Law filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 25 2013||Record received from U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit. (1Box)|
|Jan 13 2014||Argued. For petitioner: Matthew S. Hellman, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Neal Katyal, Washington, D. C.; and Sarah E. Harrington, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)|
|Mar 4 2014||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Apr 7 2014||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
|Apr 8 2014||Record from U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel 9th Circuit, has been returned.|
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