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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.

Douglas v. Independent Living Center of Southern California

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-958 9th Cir. Oct 3, 2011
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Feb 22, 2012 5-4 Breyer OT 2011
 
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Holding: The parties will argue before the Ninth Circuit in the first instance whether the respondents may maintain Supremacy Clause actions in light of the approval by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services of the challenged California statutes that reduce the amount of Medicaid reimbursement.

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Judgment: Vacated and remanded on February 22, 2012. Chief Justice Roberts filed a dissenting opinion, joined by Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito.

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CVSG Information

Invited: May 24, 2010

Filed: December 3, 2010 (Deny)

Briefs and Documents

Merits Briefs for the Petitioner Amicus Briefs in Support of the Petitioner Merits Briefs for the Respondents Amicus Briefs in Support of the Respondents Other Documents

Certiorari-stage documents

  • Petition for certiorari (unavailable)
  • Brief in opposition (unavailable)
  • Petitioner's reply (unavailable)
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