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Reyes v. Sessions

Petition for certiorari denied on January 16, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-241 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in deferring to the Board of Immigration Appeals' interpretation of the term “particular social group” from the Immigration and Nationality Act under Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 16 2017Application (16A1257) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 27, 2017 to August 11, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jun 26 2017Application (16A1257) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until August 11, 2017.
Aug 11 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 14, 2017)
Sep 14 2017Waiver of right of respondent Sessions, Jefferson B. to respond filed.
Sep 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
Sep 26 2017Response Requested. (Due October 26, 2017)
Oct 18 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 27, 2017.
Nov 13 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 7, 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 07 2017Brief of respondent Jefferson B. Sessions III, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Dec 20 2017Reply of petitioner Wilfredo Garay Reyes filed.
Dec 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 16 2018Petition DENIED.
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