Issue: Whether private litigants may enforce the ninety-day administrative time limit established by 42 C.F.R. § 431.244(f), which generally requires state Medicaid agencies to take final administrative action on requests for Medicaid fair hearings within ninety days of the date on which the Medicaid enrollee requests a fair hearing, through lawsuits brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
Proceedings and Orders
Nov 5 2012
Application (12A465) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 11, 2012 to January 10, 2013, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Nov 7 2012
Application (12A465) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until January 10, 2013.
On Monday the Court issued orders from the April 24 Conference, which Lyle reported on. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. We will be live-blogging beginning at 9:45.
This is the second week of the April sitting. On Tuesday the Court will hear oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, which is consolidated with three other cases, on the questions of whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires that states grant and/or recognize same-sex marriages. We will be live-blogging updates from the oral argument beginning at 11 a.m.
Glossip v. Gross The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.