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Musnuff v. Haeger

Case dismissed, pursuant to Rule 46, on October 25, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1491 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2016

Issue: Whether a federal court is required to tailor compensatory civil sanctions imposed under inherent powers to harm directly caused by sanctionable misconduct when the court does not afford sanctioned parties the protections of criminal due process.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 28 2016Application (15A1124) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 16, 2016 to June 7, 2016, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
May 4 2016Application (15A1124) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 7, 2016.
Jun 7 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 11, 2016)
Jun 16 2016Waiver of right of respondents Graeme Hancok & Fennemore Craig, P. C. to respond filed.
Jul 11 2016Brief of respondents Leroy Haeger, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 27 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Jul 27 2016Reply of petitioner Basil J. Musnuff filed. (Distributed)
Sep 29 2016Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 15-1406 is granted limited to Question 1 presented by the petition. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
Oct 17 2016Stipulation to dismiss the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 46 received.
Oct 25 2016Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.
 
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