Issue: Whether the proceedings below, in particular the imposition of retroactive liability despite an express statutory proviso that any legal obligation would not arise until the promulgation of regulations that provided the mechanism for compliance, violate the petitioner's constitutional right not to be deprived of property without due process of law.
Proceedings and Orders
Jul 23 2012
Application (12A84) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 9, 2012 to October 8, 2012, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Jul 24 2012
Application (12A84) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until October 8, 2012.
On Monday the Court issued orders from the April 24 Conference, which Lyle reported on. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. We will be live-blogging beginning at 9:45.
This is the second week of the April sitting. On Tuesday the Court will hear oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, which is consolidated with three other cases, on the questions of whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires that states grant and/or recognize same-sex marriages. We will be live-blogging updates from the oral argument beginning at 11 a.m.
Glossip v. Gross The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.