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.

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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.

Vitol S.A. v. Autoridad de Energia Electrica de Puerto Rico

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-951 1st Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the rule espoused in Steel Company v. Citizens for a Better Environment, which held that a federal court generally may not rule on the merits of a dispute without first determining that it has subject-matter jurisdiction over the matter, is limited to Article III jurisdictional disputes, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and other circuits have held, or whether it applies to statutory as well as Article III jurisdictional disputes, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and other circuits have held.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 02 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 5, 2018)
Jan 18 2018Waiver of right of respondent Autoridad de Energia Electrica de Puerto Rico, et al. to respond filed.
Feb 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/23/2018.
Feb 12 2018Response Requested. (Due March 14, 2018)
Feb 28 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 14, 2018 to April 13, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 05 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 13, 2018.
Apr 13 2018Brief of respondent Autoridad de Energia Electrica de Puerto Rico in opposition filed.
 
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