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California Sea Urchin Commission v. Combs

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1636 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether statutory silence, when a statute neither authorizes nor forbids an agency action, triggers Chevron deference; and (2) whether, if statutory silences 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
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 of Susan Combs, et al. for an extension of time submitted.
 
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