|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-109||6th Cir.||Mar 22, 2016||Jun 6, 2016||8-0||Sotomayor||OT 2015|
Holding: The Federal Tort Claims Act's judgment bar provision does not apply to claims dismissed for falling within the FTCA's "exceptions" section.
Judgment: Affirmed and remanded, 8-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on June 6, 2016.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 22 2015||Application (14A1201) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 8, 2015 to July 23, 2015, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|May 22 2015||Application (14A1201) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until July 23, 2015.|
|Jul 23 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 24, 2015)|
|Aug 4 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 23, 2015.|
|Sep 22 2015||Brief of respondent Walter J. Himmelreich in opposition filed.|
|Sep 22 2015||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Walter J. Himmelreich.|
|Oct 7 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2015.|
|Oct 8 2015||Reply of petitioners Jermaine Simmons, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 2 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2015.|
|Nov 6 2015||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.|
|Nov 6 2015||Petition GRANTED.|
|Nov 23 2015||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including December 28, 2015.|
|Nov 23 2015||The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including February 3, 2016.|
|Dec 28 2015||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of cost filed.)|
|Dec 28 2015||Brief of petitioners Jermaine Simmons, et al. filed.|
|Jan 29 2016||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, March 22, 2016|
|Feb 3 2016||Brief of respondent Walter J. Himmelreich filed.|
|Feb 4 2016||Brief amici curiae of Professors Gregory Sisk and James Pfander filed.|
|Feb 8 2016||Record requested from U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit.|
|Feb 10 2016||CIRCULATED.|
|Feb 10 2016||Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 4 2016||Reply of petitioners Jermaine Simmons, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 22 2016||Argued. For petitioners: Roman Martinez, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Christian Vergonis, Washington, D. C.|
|Jun 6 2016||Judgment is affirmed and case remanded. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jul 8 2016||JUDGMENT ISSUED|
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