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Ledezma-Cosino v. Sessions

Petition for certiorari denied on January 8, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-313 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: Whether, when assessing a statute under rational basis review, a court must consider both the ultimate effect of the statute and the statutory means by which it achieves that effect, or whether a court must look only at the ultimate effect of the statute; and (2) whether the habitual drunkard provision of 8 U.S.C. § 1101(f) is unconstitutionally vague.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 25 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 29, 2017)
Sep 26 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 30, 2017.
Oct 24 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 29, 2017.
Nov 13 2017Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court’s Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system.
Nov 29 2017Brief of respondent Jefferson B. Sessions, III, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Dec 12 2017Reply of petitioner Salomon Ledezma-Cosino filed. (Distributed)
Dec 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 08 2018Petition DENIED.