|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-348||11th Cir.||Jan 17, 2017||May 15, 2017||5-3||Breyer||OT 2016|
Holding: The filing of a proof of claim that is obviously time barred is not a false, deceptive, misleading, unfair or unconscionable debt-collection practice within the meaning of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Judgment: Reversed, 5-3, in an opinion by Justice Breyer on May 15, 2017. Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Ginsburg and Kagan joined. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 16 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 17, 2016)|
|Sep 19 2016||Brief of respondent Aleida Johnson filed.|
|Sep 20 2016||Letter of September 20, 2016, from counsel for petitioner received waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5.|
|Sep 21 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.|
|Sep 21 2016||Reply of petitioner Midland Funding, LLC filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 11 2016||Petition GRANTED.|
|Nov 1 2016||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.|
|Nov 4 2016||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.|
|Nov 14 2016||Brief of petitioner Midland Funding, LLC filed.|
|Nov 14 2016||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)|
|Nov 18 2016||Brief amicus curiae of DBA International, Inc. filed.|
|Nov 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.|
|Nov 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Resurgent Capital Services, L.P. filed.|
|Nov 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of ACA International filed.|
|Nov 21 2016||Brief amici curiae of NARCA - National Creditors Bar Association, et al. filed.|
|Dec 5 2016||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.|
|Dec 7 2016||Record requested from U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.|
|Dec 9 2016||Record received from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit. The record is electronic and available on PACER.|
|Dec 12 2016||CIRCULATED.|
|Dec 14 2016||Brief of respondent Aleida Johnson (Reprinted) filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 21 2016||Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Dec 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of G. Eric Brunstad, Jr. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 21 2016||Brief amici curiae of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 21 2016||Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 6 2017||Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Jan 6 2017||Reply of petitioner Midland Funding, LLC filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 17 2017||Argued. For petitioner: Kannon K. Shanmugam, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Daniel L. Geyser, Dallas, Tex.; and Sarah E. Harrington, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)|
|May 15 2017||Judgment REVERSED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg and Kagan, JJ., joined. Gorsuch, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.|
|Jun 19 2017||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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