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Justice Elena Kagan has called for a response in the sanctuary-cities case from Chicago to the federal government’s request that the Supreme Court limit the reach of a nationwide injunction barring the government from imposing conditions on federal grants for police.

Biestek v. Berryhill

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1184 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a vocational expert’s testimony can constitute substantial evidence of “other work,” 20 C.F.R. § 404.1520(a)(4)(v), available to an applicant for social security benefits on the basis of a disability, when the expert fails upon the applicant’s request to provide the underlying data on which that testimony is premised.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 21 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 26, 2018)
Feb 21 2018Pursuant 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 filing system.
Mar 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 26, 2018 to April 25, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 21 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 25, 2018.
Apr 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 25, 2018 to May 14, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 14, 2018.
May 14 2018Brief of respondent Nancy A. Berryhill, Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Social Security Administration in opposition filed.
May 21 2018Reply of petitioner Michael J. Biestek filed.
May 22 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.
Jun 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
 
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