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.
Petition 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 2016
Stipulation to dismiss the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 46 received.
Oct 25 2016
Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.
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