Ford Motor Company v. United States

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Not Argued
Opinion
Vote
TBD
Author
Per Curiam
Term

Issue: When, if ever, may a court exercising jurisdiction pursuant to a waiver of sovereign immunity invoke the strict construction canon applicable to such waivers to construe a separate statutory provision that creates the substantive rights at issue.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded in a per curiam opinion on December 2, 2013.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 12 2013Application (12A1195) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 23, 2013 to July 24, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jun 13 2013Application (12A1195) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until July 24, 2013.
Jul 24 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 26, 2013)
Aug 20 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 25, 2013.
Aug 26 2013Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Sep 20 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 9, 2013.
Oct 9 2013Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Oct 22 2013Reply of petitioner Ford Motor Company filed.
Oct 23 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 8, 2013.
Nov 12 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 15, 2013.
Nov 18 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 26, 2013.
Dec 2 2013Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
Jan 3 2014JUDGMENT ISSUED.

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