|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-1078||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: Whether a foreign official’s common-law immunity for acts performed on behalf of a foreign state is abrogated by plaintiffs’ allegations that those official acts violate jus cogens norms of international law.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 15 2013||Application (12A707) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 31, 2013 to March 4, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Jan 16 2013||Application (12A707) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 4, 2013.|
|Mar 4 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 4, 2013)|
|Mar 19 2013||Waiver of right of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. to respond filed.|
|Mar 27 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 12, 2013.|
|Apr 1 2013||Brief amici curiae of Kingdm of Saudi Arabia, and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka filed.(Distributed).|
|Apr 3 2013||Response Requested . (Due May 3, 2013)|
|Apr 4 2013||Brief amici curiae of Former Attorneys General of the United States filed.|
|Apr 24 2013||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 24, 2013.|
|May 24 2013||Brief of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jun 3 2013||Reply of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 4 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.|
|Jun 24 2013||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
|Dec 10 2013||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Dec 23 2013||Supplemental brief of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 24 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.|
|Dec 24 2013||Supplemental brief of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 27 2013||Supplemental brief of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 30 2013||Letter of December 30, 2013, from counsel for respondents received. (Distributed)|
|Jan 7 2014||Letter of January 6, 2014, from Solicitor General received. (Distributed)|
|Jan 7 2014||Supplemental brief of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 8 2014||Letter of January 8, 2014, from counsel for respondents received. (Distributed)|
|Jan 8 2014||Letter of January 8, 2014, from Solicitor General received. (Distributed)|
|Jan 13 2014||Petition DENIED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
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