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Shadadpuri v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 26, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-986 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether the Federal Circuit en banc misconstrued 19 U.S.C. § 1592(a)(1)(A) by holding a shareholder, officer, and employee of the corporate importer of record jointly and severally liable for gross negligence penalties under the court's theory that he “introduce[ed]” the goods, where the corporate importer of record had “entered” the goods with Customs, and where the government disavowed seeking liability against petitioner as either an aider or abettor under 19 U.S.C. § 1592(a)(1)(B) or by piercing the veil of the corporate importer, and had never advanced the court's theory.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 2 2014Application (14A589) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 15, 2014 to February 13, 2015, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Dec 4 2014Application (14A589) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 13, 2015.
Feb 13 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 16, 2015)
Feb 26 2015Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Mar 11 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 15, 2015.
Mar 16 2015Brief amicus curiae of The American Association of Exporters and Importers filed.
Apr 15 2015Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 27 2015Reply of petitioner Harish Shadadpuri filed.
May 5 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2015.
May 26 2015Petition DENIED.