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Sokolow v. Palestine Liberation Organization

Petition for certiorari denied on April 2, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1071 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the Fifth Amendment's due process clause precludes federal courts from exercising personal jurisdiction in this suit by American victims of terrorist attacks abroad carried out by the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization. CVSG: 02/22/2018.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 21 2016Application (16A617) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 17, 2017 to March 3, 2017, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Dec 29 2016Application (16A617) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until March 3, 2017.
Mar 03 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 6, 2017)
Mar 20 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 23, 2017.
Apr 06 2017Brief amicus curiae of U.S. House of Representatives filed.
Apr 06 2017Brief amici curiae of Former Federal Officials filed.
Apr 06 2017Brief amici curiae of United States Senators Charles E. Grassley, et al. filed.
Apr 06 2017Brief amici curiae of Restoring Religious Freedom Project at Emory University and JBAC, Inc. filed.
May 23 2017Brief of respondents Palestine Liberation Organization, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 05 2017Reply of petitioners Mark Sokolow, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Feb 22 2018Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Mar 12 2018Supplemental brief of petitioners Mark Sokolow, et al. filed.
Mar 13 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2018.
Apr 02 2018Petition DENIED.