Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Medical Devise Business Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Nargol

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1108 1st Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the False Claims Act realtor can satisfy Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b)’s particularity requirement without alleging details about any specific false claim.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 11 2017Application (17A628) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 26, 2017 to February 5, 2018, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Dec 12 2017Application (17A628) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until February 5, 2018.
Feb 05 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 9, 2018)
Feb 16 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Medical Device Business Services, Inc., fka DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., et al..
Mar 07 2018Brief amici curiae of Coalition for Government Procurement, et al. filed.
Mar 09 2018Brief of respondents United States ex rel. Antoni Nargol and David Langton, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 09 2018Brief amici curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, et al. filed.
Term Snapshot