No. 20-979
Title:Pankajkumar S. Patel, et al., Petitioners
v.
Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General
Docketed:January 22, 2021
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
   Case Numbers:(17-10636)
   Decision Date:August 19, 2020
   Rehearing Denied:
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 15 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 22, 2021)
PetitionAppendix
Jan 15 2021Pursuant 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 filng system.
Feb 11 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 22, 2021 to March 24, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 12 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 24, 2021.
Mar 17 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 24, 2021 to April 23, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 18 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 23, 2021.
Apr 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 23, 2021 to May 17, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 16 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 17, 2021.
May 17 2021Brief of respondent Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General filed.
Main Document
May 28 2021Reply of petitioners Pankajkumar S. Patel, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Main Document
Jun 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/17/2021.
Jun 21 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.
Jun 28 2021Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Jun 28 2021As 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.
Jun 29 2021Taylor A.R. Meehan, Esquire, of Chicago, Illinois, is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below.
Jul 13 2021Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners Pankajkumar S. Patel, et al.
Main Document
Jul 20 2021Motion of Pankajkumar S. Patel, et al. for an extension of time submitted.
Main Document

NAMEADDRESSPHONE
Attorneys for Petitioners
Ira Jay Kurzban
    Counsel of Record
Kurzban, Kurzban, et al.
131 Madeira Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134

ira@kktplaw.com
3054440060
Party name: Pankajkumar S. Patel, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent
Taylor Ann Rausch Meehan
    Counsel of Record
Consovoy McCarthy PLLC
1600 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22209

taylor@consovoymccarthy.com
317-408-3650
Party name: Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below
Elizabeth B. Prelogar
    Counsel of Record
Acting Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
202-514-2217
Party name: Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General
Elizabeth B. Prelogar
    Counsel of Record
Acting Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
202-514-2217
Party name: Wilkinson, Acting Att'y Gen.