|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-489||9th Cir.||Apr 24, 2019||Jun 2, 2019||9-0||Breyer||OT 2018|
Holding: A creditor may be held in civil contempt for violating a bankruptcy court’s discharge order if there is no fair ground of doubt as to whether the order barred the creditor’s conduct.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Breyer on June 2, 2019.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 15 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 15, 2018)|
|Oct 16 2018||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Bradley Weston Taggart.|
|Oct 26 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 15, 2018 to December 14, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 29 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 14, 2018.|
|Nov 08 2018||Brief amici curiae of Honorable Eugene Wedoff (ret.), et al. filed.|
|Nov 15 2018||Brief amici curiae of National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center, et al. filed.|
|Dec 11 2018||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.|
|Dec 14 2018||Brief of respondents Shelley Lorenzen, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 19 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.|
|Dec 20 2018||Reply of petitioner Bradley Weston Taggart filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 04 2019||Petition GRANTED.|
|Feb 06 2019||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Bradley Weston Taggart.|
|Feb 11 2019||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, April 24, 2019|
|Feb 19 2019||Joint appendix filed.|
|Feb 19 2019||Brief of petitioner Bradley Weston Taggart filed.|
|Feb 20 2019||Brief amici curiae of Honorable Eugene Wedoff (ret.), et al. filed.|
|Feb 26 2019||Brief amicus curiae of United States in support of neither party filed.|
|Feb 26 2019||Brief amici curiae of National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center and The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys filed. (Corrected version submitted)|
|Feb 26 2019||Brief amici curiae of National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center and The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys filed (3/11/2019).|
|Mar 20 2019||CIRCULATED|
|Mar 21 2019||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.|
|Mar 21 2019||Brief of respondents Shelley Lorenzen, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 25 2019||Record received from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Oregon is electronic and located on Pacer, with the exception of some restricted district court documents that is electronic. The record is complete.|
|Mar 27 2019||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Mar 28 2019||Brief amici curiae of State of California, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 28 2019||Brief amicus curiae of National Creditors Bar Association filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 12 2019||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Apr 17 2019||Reply of petitioner Bradley Weston Taggart filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 24 2019||Argued. For petitioner: Daniel L. Geyser, Dallas, Tex. For United States, as amicus curiae: Sopan Joshi, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Nicole A. Saharsky, Washington, D. C.|
|Jun 03 2019||Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jul 05 2019||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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