Certiorari Granted

No. 21-1436

Leon Santos-Zacaria, aka Leon Santos-Sacarias v. Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

See other cases from the Fifth Circuit.

Docket Entries

Record received from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit. The record was transmitted electronically and contains sealed materials.

CIRCULATED

Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center and National Immigration Litigation Alliance filed.

Brief amici curiae of Legal Services Providers filed.

Brief amici curiae of Former Immigration Judges, et al. in support of neither party filed.

Joint appendix filed.

Brief of petitioner Leon Santos-Zacaria filed.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

As Rule 34.6 provides, “If the Court schedules briefing and oral argument in a case that was governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2(c) or Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 49.1(c), the parties shall submit electronic versions of all prior and subsequent filings with this Court in the case, subject to [applicable] redaction rules.” Subsequent party and amicus filings in the case should now be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system, with any necessary redactions.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.

Reply of petitioner Leon Santos-Zacaria filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General in opposition filed.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including August 12, 2022.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 13, 2022 to August 12, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 13, 2022.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 13, 2022 to July 13, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 13, 2022)

Application (21A565) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until May 10, 2022.

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 filing system.

Application (21A565) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 20, 2022 to May 20, 2022, submitted to Justice Alito.

Parties

Leon Santos-Zacaria, Petitioner, represented by Paul Whitfield Hughes

Garland, Attorney General, Respondent, represented by Elizabeth B. Prelogar

Amici Curiae

Constitutional Accountability Center & National Immigration Litigation Alliance, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brianne Jenna Gorod

Former Immigration Judges and Former Members of the Board of Immigration Appeals, Amicus Curiae, represented by Dan L. Bagatell

Legal Services Providers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark Christopher Fleming

 
Last updated: December 8, 2022