No. 18-309
Title:Lonnie Swartz, Petitioner
Araceli Rodriguez, Individually and as the Surviving Mother and Personal Representative of J. A.
Docketed:September 11, 2018
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
   Case Numbers:(15-16410)
   Decision Date:August 7, 2018
   Rehearing Denied:
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 07 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 11, 2018)
PetitionAppendixCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Sep 18 2018Brief of respondent Araceli Rodriguez in opposition filed.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Oct 03 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/26/2018.
Oct 29 2018The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Apr 11 2019Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Main DocumentMain Document
Apr 30 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/23/2019.
Feb 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/28/2020.
Mar 02 2020Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Hernandez v. Mesa, 589 U. S. ___ (2020).

Attorneys for Petitioner
Sean Christopher Chapman
    Counsel of Record
Law Office of Sean C Chapman, P.C.
100 N. Stone Avenue, Suite 701
Tucson, AZ 85701
Party name: Lonnie Swartz
Michael J. Bloom100 N. Stone Avenue
Suite 701
Tucson, AZ 85701-0000
Party name: Lonnie Swartz
Attorneys for Respondent
Lee Gelernt
    Counsel of Record
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad St.
New York, NY 10004-2400
Party name: Araceli Rodriguez
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