|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-981||D.C. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: Whether the Citizenship Clause entitles persons born in American Samoa, a U.S. Territory, to birthright citizenship.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 14 2015||Application (15A623) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 31, 2015 to February 1, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Dec 14 2015||Application (15A623) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 1, 2016.|
|Feb 1 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 2, 2016)|
|Feb 22 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 1, 2016, for all respondents.|
|Feb 25 2016||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.|
|Mar 2 2016||Brief amici curiae of League of United Latin American Citizens, et al. filed.|
|Mar 2 2016||Brief amici curiae of Scholars of Constitutional Law, et al. filed.|
|Mar 2 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Puerto Rican Bar Association, Inc. filed.|
|Mar 2 2016||Brief amici curiae of Former Federal and Local Judges filed.|
|Mar 2 2016||Brief amici curiae of Scholars of International Law filed.|
|Mar 2 2016||Brief amici curiae of Members of Congress and Former Governmental Officials filed.|
|Mar 2 2016||Brief amici curiae of Citizenship Scholars filed.|
|Mar 29 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 2, 2016, for all respondents.|
|May 2 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 11, 2016, for all respondents.|
|May 11 2016||Brief of respondents American Samoa Government, et al. in opposition filed.|
|May 11 2016||Brief of respondents Federal Respondents in opposition filed.|
|May 11 2016||Brief amici curiae of Edward J. Erler, Andrew C. McCarthy III, and The Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.|
|May 23 2016||Reply of petitioners Leneuoti FiaFia Tuaua, et al. filed.|
|May 24 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 9, 2016.|
|Jun 13 2016||Petition DENIED.|
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