Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency v. United States ex rel. Oberg

Petition for certiorari denied on January 9, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1045 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: Whether the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, a statewide agency located in the capital and unambiguously treated as an arm of the state by Pennsylvania, is an arm of Pennsylvania for purposes of federal law, or is instead an “independent political subdivision” as determined by the Fourth Circuit and its multifactor balancing test. CVSG: 12/06/2016.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 16 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 21, 2016)
Mar 7 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner. (VIDED)
Mar 10 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Mar 21 2016Brief amicus curiae of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 13, AFL-CIO filed. VIDED.
Mar 21 2016Brief amici curiae of Relators Dr. Christian Kreipke and Michael Willette filed. VIDED.
Mar 21 2016Brief amicus curiae of Timothy Reese, Pennsylvania State Treasurer filed. VIDED.
Mar 21 2016Brief amici curiae of The Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, et al. filed. VIDED.
Mar 21 2016Brief amici curiae of Temple University, et al. filed. VIDED.
Mar 21 2016Brief amicus curiae of Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania filed. VIDED.
Mar 21 2016Brief of respondent Jon H. Oberg in opposition filed.
Apr 5 2016Reply of petitioner PA Higher Education Assistance Agency filed.
Apr 6 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 22, 2016.
Apr 26 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.
May 16 2016The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Dec 6 2016Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Dec 20 2016Supplemental brief of petitioner Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency filed. VIDED.
Dec 21 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Jan 9 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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