Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Allison Engine Company v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 24, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1057 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether Section 3729(a)(1)(B) of the False Claims Act applies retroactively to cases pending on or after June 7, 2008, where no allegedly false claim for payment was pending on or after that date.

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 22 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 29, 2013)
Mar 15 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners Allison Engine Company, et al..
Mar 22 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 29, 2013.
Mar 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Mar 29 2013Brief of respondents Roger L. Sanders, and Roger L. Thacker in opposition filed.
Apr 23 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 24, 2013.
May 21 2013Brief of respondents United States, ex rel. Roger L. Sanders and Roger L. Thacker in opposition filed.
May 31 2013Reply of petitioners Allison Engine Company, Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.
Jun 24 2013Petition DENIED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
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