|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-979||11th Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2021|
Issue: Whether 8 U.S.C. 1252(a)(2)(B)(i) preserves the jurisdiction of federal courts to review a nondiscretionary determination that a noncitizen is ineligible for certain types of discretionary relief.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 15 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 22, 2021)|
|Jan 15 2021||Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court's Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court's electronic filng system.|
|Feb 11 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 22, 2021 to March 24, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 12 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 24, 2021.|
|Mar 17 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 24, 2021 to April 23, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 18 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 23, 2021.|
|Apr 15 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 23, 2021 to May 17, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 16 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 17, 2021.|
|May 17 2021||Brief of respondent Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General filed.|
|May 28 2021||Reply of petitioners Pankajkumar S. Patel, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 01 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/17/2021.|
|Jun 21 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.|
|Jun 28 2021||Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.|
|Jun 28 2021||As Rule 34.6 provides, “If the Court schedules briefing and oral argument in a case that was governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2(c) or Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 49.1(c), the parties shall submit electronic versions of all prior and subsequent filings with this Court in the case, subject to [applicable] redaction rules.” Subsequent party and amicus filings in the case should now be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system, with any necessary redactions.|
|Jun 29 2021||Taylor A.R. Meehan, Esquire, of Chicago, Illinois, is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below.|
|Jul 13 2021||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners Pankajkumar S. Patel, et al.|
|Jul 20 2021||Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.|
|Jul 28 2021||Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and the petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 31, 2021. The time to file the brief of the Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below is extended to and including October 19, 2021.|
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