No. 17-1060
Title:United States, ex rel. Benjamin Carter, Petitioner
Halliburton Co., et al.
Docketed:January 29, 2018
Linked with 17A547
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
   Case Numbers:(16-1262)
   Decision Date:July 31, 2017
   Rehearing Denied:August 28, 2017
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 16 2017Application (17A547) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 26, 2017 to January 25, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Main DocumentLower Court Orders/OpinionsProof of Service
Nov 16 2017Response to application from respondent Halliburton, Co., et al. filed.
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Nov 21 2017Application (17A547) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until January 25, 2018.
Jan 25 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 28, 2018)
Jan 31 2018Brief of respondents Halliburton Co., et al. in opposition filed.
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Feb 12 2018Reply of petitioner United States, ex rel. Benjamin Carter filed. (Distributed)
Main DocumentProof of ServiceCertificate of Word Count
Feb 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/2/2018.
Mar 05 2018The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Apr 05 2018Letter of counsel for Benjamin Carter to Clerk filed.
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May 22 2018Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Proof of ServiceMain Document
Jun 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 25 2018Petition DENIED.

Attorneys for Petitioner
David S. Stone
    Counsel of Record
Stone & Magnanini LLP
100 Connell Dr
Suite 2200
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
(973) 218-1111
Party name: United States, ex rel. Benjamin Carter
Attorneys for Respondents
John Patrick Elwood
    Counsel of Record
Vinson & Elkins, LLP
2200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Suite 500 - West
Washington, DC 20037
Party name: Halliburton Co., et al.
Noel J. Francisco
    Counsel of Record
Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001
Party name: United States