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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Sokolow v. Palestine Liberation Organization

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-764 2nd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority consented to personal jurisdiction when they chose to maintain facilities within the United States after the date specified in the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1992; and (2) whether the Fifth Amendment’s due process clause bars federal courts from exercising jurisdiction authorized by Congress over a defendant whose criminal conduct harms a U.S. citizen outside of the United States.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 10 2019Application (19A283) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 21, 2019 to December 20, 2019, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Sep 12 2019Application (19A283) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until December 20, 2019.
Dec 13 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 15, 2020)
Dec 20 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 15, 2020 to March 16, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 23 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 16, 2020.
Jan 15 2020Motion of Senator Charles Grassley, et al. for leave to file amicus brief submitted.
 
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