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Ritzen Group Inc. v. Jackson Masonry, LLC

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-938 6th Cir. Nov 13, 2019
Tr.Aud.
Jan 14, 2020 9-0 Ginsburg OT 2019

Holding: A bankruptcy court’s order unreservedly denying relief from the automatic stay constitutes a final, immediately appealable order under 28 U.S.C. § 158(a).

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on January 14, 2020.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 14 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 19, 2019)
Mar 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/22/2019.
Mar 13 2019Response Requested. (Due April 12, 2019)
Apr 12 2019Brief of respondent Jackson Masonry, LLC in opposition filed.
Apr 17 2019Reply of petitioner Ritzen Group, Inc. filed.
Apr 18 2019Rule 29.6 Corporate Disclosure Statement filed.
Apr 23 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/9/2019.
May 13 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 20 2019Petition GRANTED.
Jun 09 2019Motion of petitioner for an extension of time filed.
Jun 26 2019Motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits granted and the time is extended to and including August 5, 2019.
Jul 08 2019SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.
Aug 05 2019Brief of petitioner Ritzen Group, Inc. filed. (Corrected brief submitted).
Aug 05 2019Brief of petitioner Ritzen Group, Inc. filed. (October 4, 2019). (Distributed)
Aug 05 2019Joint appendix filed.
Aug 23 2019Motion for an extension of time to file respondents' brief on the merits filed.
Aug 29 2019Motion to extend the time to file respondent's brief on the merits granted and the time is extended to and including October 4, 2019.
Sep 03 2019CIRCULATED
Sep 16 2019Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit.
Sep 18 2019Record received from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit is electronic.
Oct 04 2019Brief of respondent Jackson Masonry, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Oct 11 2019Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 11 2019Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 11 2019Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2019Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 21 2019Proposal of respondent to lodge copies of documents in related cases cited in respondent's brief on the merits filed.
Nov 04 2019Reply of petitioner Ritzen Group, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 13 2019Argued. For petitioner: James K. Lehman, Columbia, S. C. For respondent: Griffin S. Dunham, Nashville, Tenn.; and Vivek Suri, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jan 14 2020Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Feb 18 2020JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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