Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week we are hosting an online symposium on NIFLA v. Becerra, in which the Supreme Court will consider whether the disclosures required by California’s Reproductive FACT Act violate the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Contributions are available at this link.

Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. Department of Homeland Security

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-618 D.C. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether, under the Equal Access to Justice Act, prevailing party status on appeal is separate and distinct from prevailing party status in the entire litigation; (2) whether separate claims brought under the Administrative Procedure Act seeking the identical remedy are distinct in all respects for fee purposes; and (3) whether a district court may raise objections to a fee request sua sponte, without giving the party making the request an opportunity to respond.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 24 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 27, 2017)
Nov 13 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 27, 2017.
Dec 13 2017Motion of Department of Homeland Security for an extension of time submitted.
Term Snapshot