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Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-605 2d Cir. Apr 17, 2017

Issue: Whether intervenors participating in a lawsuit as of right under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24(a) must have Article III standing (as three circuits have held), or whether Article III of the Constitution is satisfied so long as there is a valid case or controversy between the named parties (as seven circuits have held).

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 22 2016Application (16A303) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 4, 2016 to November 3, 2016, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Sep 23 2016Application (16A303) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until November 3, 2016.
Nov 3 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 5, 2016)
Nov 17 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.
Nov 22 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 7, 2016.
Dec 2 2016Brief amicus curiae of The International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.
Dec 5 2016Brief of respondent Laroe Estates, Inc. in opposition filed.
Dec 20 2016Reply of petitioner Town of Chester, New York filed.
Dec 21 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Jan 9 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.
Jan 13 2017Petition GRANTED.
Feb 7 2017Motion to be added as a respondent filed by Nancy Sherman, Executrix.
Feb 15 2017Response to motion of Nancy Sherman, Executrix from counsel for respondent.
Feb 16 2017Response to motion of Nancy Sherman, Executrix from counsel for petitioner.
Feb 17 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 17, 2017
Feb 22 2017Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit.
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