|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-697||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: Whether the plain text of the Immigration and Nationality Act, which states that a noncitizen is ineligible for cancellation of removal if he has been convicted of an offense “relating to a controlled substance," requires that a drug paraphernalia conviction involve or relate to a controlled substance that is actually listed in the federal schedules of controlled substances in order to render a noncitizen ineligible for cancellation of removal.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 15 2013||Application (13A380) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 27, 2013 to December 26, 2013, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|Oct 22 2013||Application (13A380) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until December 6, 2013.|
|Dec 6 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 9, 2014)|
|Jan 2 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 10, 2014.|
|Feb 6 2014||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 12, 2014.|
|Mar 10 2014||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 11, 2014.|
|Apr 14 2014||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 2, 2014.|
|May 2 2014||Brief of respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General in opposition filed.|
|May 13 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 29, 2014.|
|May 16 2014||Reply of petitioner Pedro Madrigal-Barcenas filed.|
|Jun 3 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2014.|
|Jun 23 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2014.|
|Jun 1 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 4, 2015.|
|Jun 8 2015||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Mellouli v. Lynch, 575 U. S. ___ (2015).|
|Jul 10 2015||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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