United States v. Beer

Petition for certiorari denied on April 22, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-801 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Whether the Compensation Clause prohibited Congress from disallowing certain annual increases in judicial salary contemplated by the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 when the statutes disallowing those increases were enacted into law before the increases were scheduled to take effect; and (2) whether, under the Act of Nov. 28, 2001, Congress’s failure in 2007 and 2010 to pass specific legislation authorizing judicial salary increases prevented increases for those years from taking effect.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 3 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2013)
Jan 23 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 6, 2013.
Mar 4 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 21, 2013.
Mar 21 2013Brief of respondents Peter H. Beer, et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 3 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 19, 2013.
Apr 3 2013Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Apr 22 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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