California Sea Urchin Commission v. Combs

Petition for certiorari denied on October 29, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1636 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issues: (1) Whether statutory silence, when a statute neither authorizes nor forbids an agency action, triggers Chevron deference; and (2) whether, if statutory silence triggers Chevron deference, an agency’s interpretation is reasonable when the interpretation is not based on any statutory text but instead on the absence of relevant text.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 30 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 5, 2018)
Jun 05 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, California Sea Urchin Commission, et al..
Jul 02 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 5, 2018 to August 6, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 03 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 6, 2018
Jul 05 2018Brief amicus curiae of The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions filed.
Jul 05 2018Brief amicus curiae of Landmark Legal Foundation filed.
Jul 05 2018Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Jul 05 2018Amicus brief of STATES OF TEXAS, ALABAMA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, KANSAS, LOUISIANA, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CAROLINA, UTAH, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND WYOMING not accepted for filing. (July 06, 2018)
Jul 05 2018Brief amici curiae of States of Texas, et al. filed.
Jul 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 6, 2018 to September 12, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 30 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including September 12, 2018.
Sep 10 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 12, 2018 to September 14, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including September 14, 2018.
Sep 12 2018Brief of respondents Center for Biological Diversity, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 14 2018Brief of Federal Respondents in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Sep 28 2018Reply of petitioners California Sea Urchin Commission, et al. filed.
Oct 03 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/26/2018.
Oct 29 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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