Vartelas is a legal permanent resident who plead guilty to having conspired to make or possess a counterfeit security. Vartelas argues his crime is not one making him removable by the United States.
limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
This case involves statutory interpretation of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq. Does the statute fixing the formula for compensation apply to the year in which the injury occurs or the year in which the order issues?
10-1472 TANIGUCHI, KOUICHI V. KAN PACIFIC SAIPAN, LTD.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted.
This is a Tort Action where the defendant was awarded Summary Judgment and given an award for translation services. A division among the Circuits on this issue brings this case to the Supreme Court.
The petitions for writs of certiorari are granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. These cases involve a split in the Circuits over the statutory interpretation of the cancellation-of-removal statute, 8 U.S.C. 1229b(a). the Ninth Circuit has refused to reconsider its rule permitting an alien to "impute" his parent’s period of residence after having acquired lawful permanent resident (LPR) status, or after having been admitted in any status, to gain his own eligibility for cancellation-of-removal relief.
declaration before the district court that it “will not challenge, but [is] not conceding, the timeliness of Wood’s habeas petition,” amount to a deliberate waiver of any statute of limitations defense the State may have had?