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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Mercado-Ramirez v. Barr

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-284 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the phrase “crime involving moral turpitude” in the Immigration and Nationality Act is void for vagueness; and (2) whether an agency may apply its new rule retroactively to a noncitizen who pleaded guilty relying on the agency’s previous rule.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 19 2019Application (18A1354) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 30, 2019 to August 29, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jun 19 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.
Jun 21 2019Application (18A1354) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 29, 2019.
Aug 29 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 3, 2019)
Sep 25 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 3, 2019 to November 4, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 25 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 4, 2019.
Oct 25 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 4, 2019 to December 4, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 25 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including December 4, 2019.
Nov 29 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 4, 2019 to January 3, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 29 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including January 3, 2020.
Jan 02 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 3, 2020 to January 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 03 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including January 9, 2020.
Jan 09 2020Brief of respondent William P. Barr, Attorney General in opposition filed.
 
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