|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-1205||2d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issue: (1) Whether criminal and terrorist aliens who are subject to mandatory detention under 8 U.S.C. § 1226(c) must be afforded bond hearings, with the possibility of release, if detention lasts six months; and (2) whether, in any such bond hearing, the criminal or terrorist alien is entitled to release unless the government demonstrates by clear and convincing evidence that he is a flight risk or a danger to the community.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 15 2016||Application (15A748) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 26, 2016 to February 25, 2016, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Jan 19 2016||Application (15A748) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until February 25, 2016.|
|Feb 12 2016||Application (15A748) to extend further the time from February 25, 2016 to March 26, 2016, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Feb 16 2016||Application (15A748) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until March 26, 2016.|
|Mar 25 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 27, 2016)|
|Apr 19 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 4, 2016.|
|May 04 2016||Brief of respondent Alexander Lora in opposition filed.|
|May 24 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 9, 2016.|
|May 24 2016||Reply of petitioners Christopher Shanahan, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 13 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2016.|
|Apr 06 2017||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
|Feb 27 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/2/2018.|
|Mar 05 2018||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Jennings v. Rodriguez, 583 U. S. ____ (2018).|
|Apr 06 2018||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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