|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-1361||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
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. CVSG: 1/30/2015.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 5 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 12, 2014)|
|Jun 3 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 14, 2014.|
|Jun 12 2014||Brief amici curiae of Former Attorneys General of the United States filed.|
|Jun 12 2014||Brief amicus curiae of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia filed.|
|Jul 14 2014||Brief of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jul 29 2014||Reply of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed.|
|Jul 30 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.|
|Oct 6 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 10, 2014.|
|Oct 14 2014||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.|
|Jan 30 2015||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Feb 18 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 6, 2015.|
|Feb 18 2015||Supplemental brief of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 18 2015||Supplemental brief of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 9 2015||Petition DENIED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
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