|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1208||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether “a notice to appear” as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1229(a) and the Supreme Court’s decision in Pereira v. Sessions can consist of information compiled from multiple documents, rather than one document that contains all of the statutorily required information.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 08 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 11, 2020)|
|Apr 08 2020||Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court's Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court's electronic filng system.|
|May 01 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 11, 2020 to June 10, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 04 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 10, 2020.|
|May 11 2020||Brief amici curiae of Thirty-Six Former Immigration Judges and Members of the Board of Immigration Appeals filed.|
|May 11 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative filed.|
|Jun 05 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 10, 2020 to July 10, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jun 08 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including July 10, 2020.|
|Jul 10 2020||Memorandum of respondent William P. Barr, Attorney General filed.|
|Jul 24 2020||Reply of petitioner Erika Jisela Yanez-Pena filed.|
|Jul 29 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Apr 29 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/30/2021.|
|May 03 2021||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Niz-Chavez v. Garland, 593 U. S. ___ (2021).|
|Jun 04 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
BREAKING: The court rules in favor of a Catholic social services organization that sued Philadelphia after the city excluded it from a foster-care program due to the organization's refusal to certify same-sex couples as foster parents. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-123_g3bi.pdf
In second opinion of the day, SCOTUS sides with food giants Nestle and Cargill in a lawsuit brought by six citizens of Mali who say the companies facilitated human rights abuses by purchasing cocoa from plantations in Ivory Coast where they were enslaved as children.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court rejects the constitutional challenge to Obamacare in 7-2 opinion. The court tosses the lawsuit because the challengers do not have legal standing to sue. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-840_6jfm.pdf
With 18 cases outstanding, the Supreme Court will release opinions at 10:00 a.m. ET.
We’re waiting for decisions on the ACA, voting rights, LGBTQ+ rights/religious liberty, NCAA student-athlete compensation, and student speech.
Live blog starts at 9:45.
Announcement of opinions for Thursday, June 17 - SCOTUSblog
We will be live blogging on Thursday, June 17, as the court releases one or more opinions in argued cases from...
Monday's decision rejecting sentence reductions for low-level crack-cocaine offenders may have been unanimous, but @ekownyankah writes that there is far more going on than the ruling's dry textual analysis might indicate. Read his incisive analysis here:
After decades, Congress reduced the racially unjust crack/cocaine disparity... raising amounts required for prison time. Why would Congress have left small time dealers to rot in prison for decades?
My thoughts on SCOTUS's ruling in Terry v. United States:https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/unanimous-ruling-on-crack-cocaine-disparity-is-heavy-on-text-light-on-history/
No more SCOTUS opinions for today. There are 18 cases still outstanding from the current term, including disputes over Obamacare, religious rights and voting rights. The next opinion day that we know of is Thursday.
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