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Ivy v. Morath

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-486 5th Cir. Not Argued Oct 31, 2016 TBD TBD OT 2016

Issue: Whether the Fifth Circuit erred in deciding that the relationship between public and private actors does not invoke dual obligations to accommodate disabilities in any context other than an express contractual relationship between a public entity and its private vendor. CVSG: 05/20/2016.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded with instructions to dismiss as moot on October 31, 2016.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 14 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 16, 2015)
Oct 21 2015Waiver of right of respondent Michael Williams to respond filed.
Nov 4 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2015.
Nov 9 2015Response Requested . (Due December 9, 2015)
Nov 23 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 8, 2016.
Jan 7 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including January 22, 2016.
Jan 22 2016Brief of respondent Mike Morath, Texas Commissioner of Education in opposition filed.
Feb 10 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 26, 2016.
Feb 10 2016Reply of petitioners Donnika Ivy, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 29 2016The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 20 2016Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.
Jun 27 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 27, 2016.
Jun 28 2016Petition GRANTED.
Aug 5 2016The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 22, 2016.
Aug 5 2016The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 28, 2016.
Aug 17 2016The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is further extended to and including August 23, 2016.
Aug 17 2016The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including September 29, 2016.
Aug 23 2016Joint appendix filed.
Aug 23 2016Brief of petitioners Donnika Ivy, et al. filed.
Aug 24 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Aug 26 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Aug 30 2016Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Aug 30 2016Brief amici curiae of Paralyzed Veterans of America, et al. filed.
Aug 30 2016Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Aug 30 2016Brief amici curiae of National Association of the Deaf, et al. filed.
Aug 30 2016Brief amici curiae of The National Association of Counties, et al. filed.
Aug 30 2016Brief amici curiae of Texas Business Women, Inc., et al. filed.
Sep 2 2016SET FOR ARGUMENT On Monday, November 7, 2016
Sep 7 2016Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Sep 9 2016Record has been requested from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Sep 9 2016Record received from the U.S.D.C. Western Dist. of Texas is electronic.
Sep 28 2016CIRCULATED
Sep 29 2016Brief of respondent Mike Morath, Texas Commissioner of Education filed. (Distributed)
Oct 14 2016This case is removed from the argument calendar for Monday, November 7, 2016.
Oct 26 2016Reply of petitioners Donnika Ivy, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 31 2016Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED with instructions to dismiss the case as moot. See United States v. Munsingwear, Inc., 340 U. S. 36 (1950).
Dec 2 2016JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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