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Silva v. Garland

Petition for certiorari denied on June 30, 2023
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-369 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issue: Whether, and under what circumstances, an individual's conviction as an accessory after the fact is categorically “an offense relating to obstruction of justice” within the meaning of 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(S) if the statute of conviction does not require the individual to interfere with a pending or ongoing criminal investigation or proceeding.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 17 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 18, 2022)
Oct 17 2022Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court's Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court's electronic filing system.
Nov 08 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 18, 2022 to December 19, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 09 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 19, 2022.
Dec 19 2022Brief of respondent Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Dec 20 2022Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Dec 21 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/6/2023.
Dec 21 2022Reply of petitioner Carlos Monteiro Silva filed. (Distributed)
Jan 09 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/13/2023.
Jun 29 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/29/2023.
Jun 30 2023Petition DENIED.