|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-1344||6th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: Whether Michigan’s restrictions on beverage sales unconstitutionally discriminate against interstate commerce because they preclude the sale of an interstate product within Michigan solely because that product is sold in other states, and burden only companies that engage in business in more than one state.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 10 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 10, 2013)|
|May 28 2013||Waiver of right of respondent Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association to respond filed.|
|Jun 3 2013||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 17, 2013.|
|Jun 17 2013||Brief of respondents Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jul 2 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.|
|Jul 2 2013||Reply of petitioner American Beverage Association filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 10 2013||Response Requested of Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association. (Due August 9, 2013)|
|Aug 9 2013||Brief of respondent Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association in opposition filed.|
|Aug 28 2013||Reply of petitioner American Beverage Association filed.|
|Sep 4 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.|
|Oct 7 2013||Petition DENIED.|
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