Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1275 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Atomic Energy Act pre-empts a state law that on its face regulates an activity within its jurisdiction (here uranium mining), but has the purpose and effect of regulating the radiological safety hazards of activities entrusted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (here, the milling of uranium and the management of the resulting tailings). CVSG: 04/09/2018.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 21 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 25, 2017)
May 02 2017Consent the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners
May 17 2017Waiver of right of respondents John Warren, et al. to respond filed.
May 23 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 8, 2017.
May 25 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. (Distributed)
May 25 2017Brief amici curiae of Senators Tom Cotton, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 01 2017Response Requested. (Due July 3, 2017)
Jun 15 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 2, 2017.
Aug 02 2017Brief of respondents John Warren, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 15 2017Reply of petitioners Virginia Uranium, Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 16 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
Oct 02 2017The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Apr 09 2018Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Term Snapshot