Docket for 08-495
No. 08-495
Title:
Manoj Nijhawan, Petitioner
v.
Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Docketed:October 16, 2008
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-3948)
  Decision Date:May 2, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:July 17, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 14 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 17, 2008)
Nov 13 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 17, 2008.
Dec 17 2008 Brief of respondent Michael B. Mukasey, Acting Attorney General in opposition filed.
Dec 29 2008 Reply of petitioner Manoj Nijhawan filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 16, 2009.
Jan 16 2009 Petition GRANTED limited to the following question: "Whether petitioner's conviction for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud qualifies as a conviction for conspiracy to commit an 'offense that involves fraud or deceit in which the loss to the victim or victims exceeds $10,000,' 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(43)(M)(i) and (U), where petitioner stipulated for sentencing purposes that the victim loss associated with his fraud offense exceeded $100 million, and the judgment of conviction and restitution order calculated total victim loss as more than $680 million." The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Wednesday, February 25, 2009. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 25, 2009. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.
Feb 23 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 27, 2009.
Feb 25 2009 Joint appendix filed. Statement of costs received.
Feb 25 2009 Brief of petitioner Manoj Nijhawan filed.
Feb 26 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Mar 4 2009 Brief amici curiae of Akio Kawashima and Fusako Kawashima filed.
Mar 4 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Mar 4 2009 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Justice Center, et al. filed.
Mar 4 2009 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.
Mar 13 2009 CIRCULATED.
Mar 13 2009 Record received from the U.S.C.A. - 3rd Circuit. (1 box)
Mar 25 2009 Brief of respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Acting Attorney General filed. (Distributed)
Apr 15 2009 Reply of petitioner Manoj Nijhawan filed. (Distributed)
Apr 27 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Thomas E. Moseley, Newark, N.J. For respondent: Curtis E. Gannon, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Jun 15 2009 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jul 17 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 17 2009 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for the 3rd Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Thomas E. Moseley One Gateway Center(973) 622-8176
    Counsel of RecordSuite 2600
Newark, NJ  07102
moselaw@ix.netcom.com
Party name: Manoj Nijhawan
Attorneys for Respondent:
Elena Kagan Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
 
Curtis Gannon Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Other:
Iris E. Bennett Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
ibennett@jenner.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Vincent A. Eng Asian American Justice Center(202) 296-2300
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Asian American Justice Center, et al.
 
Jenny Lin-Alva Ord & Norman(415) 274-3890
233 Sansome Street
Suite 1111
San Francisco, CA  94104
Party name: Akio Kawashima and Fusako Kawashima
 
Jayashri Srikantiah Immigrants' Rights Clinic(650) 724-2442
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Oakland, CA  94305
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.