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Warfaa v. Ali

Petition for certiorari denied on June 26, 2017

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1464 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether a claim against an individual defendant who committed war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious violations of international law abroad touches and concerns the United States such that the Alien Tort Statute that confers federal jurisdiction over the claim where that defendant sought safe haven in the United States, obtained lawful permanent residency in the United States, and continues to reside in the United States, availing himself of the benefits and privileges associated with living in the United States.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 3 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 6, 2016)
Jul 6 2016Brief of respondent Yusuf Abdi Ali in opposition filed.
Jul 19 2016Reply of petitioner Farhan Mohamoud Tani Warfaa filed.
Jul 20 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Oct 3 2016The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 23 2017Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 6 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017Petition DENIED.