|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-327||6th Cir.||Mar 28, 2017||Jun 23, 2017||6-2||Roberts||OT 2016|
Holding: Jae Lee has demonstrated that he was prejudiced by his counsel's erroneous advice that he would not be deported as a result of pleading guilty to an aggravated felony.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 6-2, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on June 23, 2017. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Alito joined except as to Part I. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 6 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 14, 2016)|
|Oct 11 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 14, 2016.|
|Oct 14 2016||Brief amicus curiae of The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.|
|Oct 14 2016||Brief amici curiae of Asian Americans Advancing Justice l AAJC, and Other Immigrants' Rights Groups filed.|
|Oct 14 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed.|
|Nov 9 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 21, 2016.|
|Nov 10 2016||Letter of November 3, 2016, from counsel for petitioner received waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5.|
|Nov 21 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 9, 2016.|
|Nov 21 2016||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 23 2016||Reply of petitioner Jae Lee filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 14 2016||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jan 26 2017||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including February 1, 2017.|
|Jan 26 2017||The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including March 6, 2017.|
|Jan 30 2017||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.|
|Feb 1 2017||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)|
|Feb 1 2017||Brief of petitioner Jae Lee filed.|
|Feb 3 2017||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, March 28, 2017|
|Feb 6 2017||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit.|
|Feb 6 2017||Brief amici curiae of Asian Americans Advancing Justice I AAJC, et al. filed.|
|Feb 7 2017||Record received from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit. The record is electronic and available on PACER. One restricted document also received.|
|Feb 8 2017||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.|
|Feb 8 2017||Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.|
|Feb 8 2017||Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.|
|Feb 8 2017||Brief amicus curiae of The American Bar Association filed.|
|Feb 8 2017||Brief amici curiae of Immigrant Defense Project, et al. filed.|
|Feb 22 2017||CIRCULATED.|
|Mar 6 2017||Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 13 2017||Brief amici curiae of Alabama, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 20 2017||Reply of petitioner Jae Lee filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 28 2017||Argued. For petitioner: John J. Bursch, Caledonia, Mich. For respondent: Eric J. Feigin, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.|
|Jun 23 2017||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined except as to Part I. Gorsuch, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.|
|Jul 25 2017||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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