Salgado v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on April 6, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-659 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Under what circumstances a civil forfeiture claimant “substantially prevail[s]” under 28 U.S.C. § 2465(b)(1); and (2) whether, in civil forfeiture lawsuits, when a district court has ordered the United States to return the seized money and the lawsuit will never be refiled, it is an abuse of discretion for the dismissal to be without prejudice.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 17 2019Application (19A321) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 6, 2019 to November 21, 2019, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Sep 25 2019Application (19A321) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until November 21, 2019.
Nov 19 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 23, 2019)
Nov 26 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Miladis Salgado.
Dec 05 2019Waiver of right of respondent United States of America to respond filed.
Dec 17 2019Brief amicus curiae of Law and Economics Scholars filed.
Dec 17 2019Brief amicus curiae of Practicing Attorneys filed.
Dec 18 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.
Dec 20 2019Response Requested. (Due January 21, 2020)
Dec 23 2019Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.
Jan 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 21, 2020 to February 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 15 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 20, 2020.
Feb 18 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 20, 2020 to February 28, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 19 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 28, 2020.
Feb 28 2020Brief of respondent United States of America in opposition filed.
Mar 16 2020Reply of petitioner Miladis Salgado filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/3/2020.
Apr 06 2020Petition DENIED.
 
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