|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.
Issue: Whether federal law requires state courts of competent jurisdiction to make predicate findings for special immigrant juvenile status determinations upon request. CVSG: 5/21/2020.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 30 2019||Application (19A247) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 11, 2019 to October 11, 2019, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.|
|Sep 04 2019||Application (19A247) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until October 11, 2019.|
|Sep 30 2019||Application (19A247) to extend further the time from October 11, 2019 to November 8, 2019, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.|
|Oct 01 2019||Application (19A247) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until November 8, 2019.|
|Nov 08 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 18, 2019)|
|Dec 17 2019||Brief of respondent Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services in opposition filed.|
|Dec 18 2019||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under Rule 15.5 filed.|
|Dec 23 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.|
|Dec 23 2019||Motion for leave to intervene as petitioner filed by Nelida Maribel Diaz Juarez. (Distributed)|
|Dec 23 2019||Reply of petitioners Diaz Juarez, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 13 2020||Motion for leave to intervene as petitioner GRANTED.|
|Jan 13 2020||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 21 2020||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 09 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.|
|Jun 09 2020||Supplemental brief of petitioners Diaz Juarez, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 29 2020||Petition DENIED.|
On a special episode of SCOTUStalk: @AHoweBlogger and @TomGoldsteinSB discuss Breyer's retirement and preview the process of selecting his successor.
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Alabama executed Matthew Reeves by lethal injection a few hours after SCOTUS, in a 5-4 vote, dissolved a lower-court ruling that said Reeves had a right to select nitrogen gas as his method of execution. Our coverage of the decision, from @ellena_erskine:
Court green-lights Alabama execution in 5-4 ruling that reverses two lower courts - SCOTUSblog
A divided Supreme Court on Thursday evening allowed Alabama to execute a man who argued that the state had faile...
#SCOTUS grants Alabama's request to allow execution of Matthew Reeves to go forward. Justice Amy Coney Barrett indicates that she would have denied the state's request; Justice Elena Kagan dissents, joined by Breyer & Sotomayor. Order & dissent are here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/21a372_5436.pdf
In remarks at the White House, Biden calls Breyer a beacon of wisdom on the Constitution and reiterates his commitment to select a Black woman to succeed him. Biden says he intends to nominate a successor by the end of February.
Breyer makes it official: He tells President Biden in a letter that his retirement will take effect at the end of the current term, assuming his successor has been confirmed by then.