Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week we are hosting an online symposium on NIFLA v. Becerra, in which the Supreme Court will consider whether the disclosures required by California’s Reproductive FACT Act violate the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Contributions are available at this link.

Labor and Industry Review Commission of Wisconsin v. Coleman

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-579 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a magistrate judge has the authority to dismiss a pro se plaintiff's frivolous or meritless lawsuit when the plaintiff has consented to the magistrate's authority under 28 U.S.C. § 636(c)(1), but the defendant has not yet been served.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 18 2017Application (17A221) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 14, 2017 to October 29, 2017, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Aug 24 2017Application (17A221) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until October 30, 2017.
Oct 16 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 20, 2017)
Nov 13 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 20, 2017 to December 20, 2017, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 14 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 20, 2017.
Term Snapshot