Decided

No. 14-419

Sila Luis v. United States

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

See other cases from the Eleventh Circuit.

Docket Entries

Records from U.S.D.C. Southern Dist. of Florida has been returned.

JUDGMENT ISSUED

Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Ginsburg and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Kennedy, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined. Kagan, J., filed a dissenting opinion.

Argued. For petitioner: Howard Srebnick, Miami, Fla. For respondent: Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.

Motion of Americans for Forfeiture Reform out-of-time for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument DENIED.

Reply of petitioner Sila Luis filed. (Distributed)

Motion of Americans for Forfeiture Reform out-of-time for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amici curiae of National Association of State Legislators, et al. filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Brief of respondent United States filed.

The record from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.

Record received from the U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida is electronic and located on PACER, with the exception of one SEALED Document. (1 envelope)

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Forfeiture Reform filed.

Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and the DKT Liberty Project filed.

Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.

Brief amici curiae of United States Justice Foundation, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Rutherford Institute filed.

Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed.

Brief amicus curiae of New York Council of Defense Lawyers filed.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)

Brief of petitioner Sila Luis filed.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party, or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 18, 2015.

The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 30, 2015.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 4, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 28, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 14, 2015.

Rescheduled.

Reply of petitioner Sila Luis filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 1, 2015.

Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.

Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 30, 2015.

Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 27, 2015.

Brief amici curiae of Associations of Criminal Defense Attorneys filed.

Brief amici curiae of U.S. Justice Foundation, et al. filed.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 29, 2014.

Response Requested . (Due November 28, 2014)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 7, 2014.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.

Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 10, 2014)

Parties

Sila Luis, Petitioner, represented by Howard M. Srebnick

United States, Respondent, represented by Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

United States, Respondent, represented by Michael R. Dreeben

Amici Curiae

American Bar Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Paulette Brown

Americans for Forfeiture Reform, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mahesha P. Subbaraman

Associations of Criminal Defense Attorneys National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Courtney J. Linn

Cato Institute and the DKT Liberty Project, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ilya Shapiro

National Association of State Legislators, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Mary Massaron

New York Council of Defense Lawyers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan P. Bach

Rutherford Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by Anand Agneshwar

United States Justice Foundation, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by William J. Olson

 
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