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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1276 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issue: Whether the anti-retaliation provision for “whistleblowers” in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 extends to individuals who have not reported alleged misconduct to the Securities and Exchange Commission and thus fall outside the act’s definition of “whistleblower.”

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 25 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 25, 2017)
May 03 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Respondent.
May 08 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 30, 2017.
May 10 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.
May 24 2017Brief amici curiae of New England Legal Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 25 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. (Distributed)
May 25 2017Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed. (Distributed)
May 25 2017Brief amicus curiae of Lime Energy Services Company filed. (Distributed)
May 26 2017Letter of May 26, 2017, from counsel for petitioner waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5 received.
May 30 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 15, 2017.
May 30 2017Brief of respondent Paul Somers in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Jun 02 2017Reply of petitioner Digital Realty Trust, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 19 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017Petition GRANTED.
Jul 06 2017Consent the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.
Jul 12 2017The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 24, 2017.
Jul 12 2017The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 10, 2017.
Jul 12 2017Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
Jul 18 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent.
Aug 24 2017Brief of petitioner Digital Realty Trust, Inc. filed.
Aug 25 2017Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Aug 29 2017Brief amici curiae of New England Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Aug 31 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Center for Workplace Compliance filed.
Aug 31 2017Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Aug 31 2017Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Aug 31 2017Brief amici curiae of Lime Energy Services Company and Prestige Cruises International filed.
 
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