Decided

No. 16-348

Midland Funding, LLC v. Aleida Johnson

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Judgment REVERSED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg and Kagan, JJ., joined. Gorsuch, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.

Argued. For petitioner: Kannon K. Shanmugam, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Daniel L. Geyser, Dallas, Tex.; and Sarah E. Harrington, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.

Reply of petitioner Midland Funding, LLC filed. (Distributed)

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amici curiae of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of G. Eric Brunstad, Jr. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent Aleida Johnson (Reprinted) filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

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

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

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Brief amici curiae of NARCA - National Creditors Bar Association, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of ACA International filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Resurgent Capital Services, L.P. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.

Brief amicus curiae of DBA International, Inc. filed.

Brief of petitioner Midland Funding, LLC filed.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)

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

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

Petition GRANTED.

Reply of petitioner Midland Funding, LLC filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.

Letter of September 20, 2016, from counsel for petitioner received waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5.

Brief of respondent Aleida Johnson filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 17, 2016)

Parties

Midland Funding, LLC, Petitioner, represented by Kannon K. Shanmugam

Aleida Johnson, Respondent, represented by Daniel L. Geyser

Amici Curiae

ACA International, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brian Ross Melendez

DBA International, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Donald S. Maurice Jr.

G. Eric Brunstad, Jr., Amicus Curiae, represented by G. Eric Brunstad Jr.

NARCA - The National Creditors Bar Association, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Manuel H. Newburger

National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees, Amicus Curiae, represented by Henry E. Hildebrand III.

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Whitman L. Holt

Public Citizen, Inc., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Julie A. Murray

Resurgent Capital Services, L.P., Amicus Curiae, represented by Craig Goldblatt

The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, Amicus Curiae, represented by Helgi C. Walker

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey B. Wall

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Sarah Elaine Harrington

 
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