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Matthews v. Barr

Petition for certiorari denied on June 29, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1022 2nd Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel on an amicus brief in support of the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether a provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act—that noncitizens may be removed and are ineligible for many forms of discretionary relief if “convicted of … a crime of child abuse, child neglect, or child abandonment”—encompasses a crime of “child endangerment,” a different child-related offense that criminalizes an individual act—like leaving a child briefly unattended—that creates some risk of potential harm to a child, even if no harm results.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 21 2019Application (19A439) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 17, 2019 to February 14, 2020, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Oct 21 2019Pursuant 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.
Oct 22 2019Application (19A439) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until February 14, 2020.
Feb 14 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 19, 2020)
Mar 10 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 19, 2020 to April 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 11 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 20, 2020.
Mar 19 2020Brief amici curiae of The American Immigration Lawyers Association, et al. filed.
Apr 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 20, 2020 to May 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 16 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 21, 2020.
May 21 2020Brief of respondent William P. Barr, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Jun 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.
Jun 29 2020Petition DENIED.
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