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Perez-Guzman v. Sessions

Petition for certiorari denied on January 16, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-302 9th Cir. - N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether a court must defer to an agency's position under Chevron USA, Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council when the only ambiguity is a direct conflict between two statutory sections, which the agency has not addressed; and (2) whether the Immigration and Nationality Act's asylum provision affords a noncitizen in reinstatement proceedings the opportunity to seek asylum in the United States.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 30 2017Application (17A35) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 25, 2017 to August 24, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jul 07 2017Application (17A35) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until August 24, 2017.
Aug 24 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 27, 2017)
Sep 19 2017Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Rony E. Perez-Guzman on 09/19/2017
Sep 27 2017Brief amici curiae of Administrative Law and Statutory Interpretation Scholars filed.
Sep 27 2017Brief amicus curiae of American Immigration Lawyers Association filed.
Sep 27 2017Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Sep 27 2017Brief amici curiae of Scholars of Immigration and International Law filed.
Oct 02 2017Waiver of right of respondent Sessions, Att'y. Gen. to respond filed.
Oct 04 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/27/2017.
Oct 11 2017Response Requested. (Due November 13, 2017)
Nov 09 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 13, 2017.
Nov 13 2017Pursuant 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 filing system.
Dec 13 2017Brief of respondent Jefferson B. Sessions, III, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Dec 21 2017Reply of petitioner Rony E. Perez-Guzman filed.
Dec 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 16 2018Petition DENIED.