|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-410||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioners in this case.
Issue: Whether and under what circumstances expropriations that violate binding international human rights treaties and/or norms of customary international law constitute takings in violation of “international law” under 28 U.S.C. § 1605(a)(3) (Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act) and 22 U.S.C. § 2370(e)(2) (Second Hickenlooper Amendment).
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 17 2015||Application (15A79) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 5, 2015 to September 4, 2015, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|Jul 24 2015||Application (15A79) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until September 4, 2015.|
|Aug 21 2015||Application (15A79) to extend further the time from September 4, 2015 to October 2, 2015, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|Aug 27 2015||Application (15A79) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until October 2, 2015.|
|Oct 2 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 2, 2015)|
|Oct 21 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 2, 2015, for all respondents.|
|Dec 1 2015||Brief of respondent Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela in opposition filed.|
|Dec 2 2015||Brief of respondents Fondo de Proteccion Social de Los Depositos Bancarios, and Superintendencia de Las Institutiones del Sector Bancario in opposition filed.|
|Dec 22 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.|
|Dec 22 2015||Reply of petitioner Nelson J. Mezerhane filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 11 2016||Petition DENIED.|
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