Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.

Association des Éleveurs de Canards et d’Oies du Québec v. Harris

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1313 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Commerce Clause allows California to impose a complete ban on the sale of wholesome, USDA-approved poultry products from other States and countries - in this case, foie gras - based solely on the agricultural methods used by out-of-state farmers who raise their animals entirely beyond California's borders.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 28 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 30, 2014)
May 28 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 30, 2014.
May 30 2014Brief amicus curiae of Conseil de la Transformation Agroalimentaire et des Produits de Consommation (CTAC) filed.
May 30 2014Brief amici curiae of Nebraska, et al. filed.
Jun 30 2014Brief of respondent Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General of California in opposition filed.
Jul 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Jul 29 2014Reply of petitioners Association des Eleveurs de Canards et d'Oies du Quebec, et al. filed. (Distributed)
 
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