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Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Mariner’s Cove Townhomes Association v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1453 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, as the Seventh, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits and numerous state supreme courts have held, “the right to collect assessments, or real covenants generally,” constitute compensable property under the Takings Clause or whether, as the Fifth and D.C. Circuits and a smaller group of state supreme courts have held, they constitute noncompensable property.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 12 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 15, 2013)
Jun 12 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jul 15 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 14, 2013.
Jul 15 2013Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Jul 15 2013Brief amicus curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation filed.
Aug 12 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 13, 2013.
Sep 12 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 18, 2013.
Dec 11 2013Stipulation to dismiss the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 46 received.
Dec 11 2013Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.
 
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