Samantar v. Yousuf

Petition for certiorari denied on January 13, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1078 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a foreign official’s common-law immunity for acts performed on behalf of a foreign state is abrogated by plaintiffs’ allegations that those official acts violate jus cogens norms of international law.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 15 2013Application (12A707) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 31, 2013 to March 4, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jan 16 2013Application (12A707) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 4, 2013.
Mar 4 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 4, 2013)
Mar 19 2013Waiver of right of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. to respond filed.
Mar 27 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 12, 2013.
Apr 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Kingdm of Saudi Arabia, and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka filed.(Distributed).
Apr 3 2013Response Requested . (Due May 3, 2013)
Apr 4 2013Brief amici curiae of Former Attorneys General of the United States filed.
Apr 24 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 24, 2013.
May 24 2013Brief of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 3 2013Reply of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)
Jun 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.
Jun 24 2013The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Dec 10 2013Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Dec 23 2013Supplemental brief of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)
Dec 24 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Dec 24 2013Supplemental brief of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 27 2013Supplemental brief of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013Letter of December 30, 2013, from counsel for respondents received. (Distributed)
Jan 7 2014Letter of January 6, 2014, from Solicitor General received. (Distributed)
Jan 7 2014Supplemental brief of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)
Jan 8 2014Letter of January 8, 2014, from counsel for respondents received. (Distributed)
Jan 8 2014Letter of January 8, 2014, from Solicitor General received. (Distributed)
Jan 13 2014Petition DENIED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
Share:
Term Snapshot
Awards