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Association des Éleveurs de Canards et d’Oies du Québec v. Harris

Petition for certiorari denied on October 14, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1313 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether the Commerce Clause allows California to impose a complete ban on the sale of wholesome, USDA-approved poultry products from other States and countries - in this case, foie gras - based solely on the agricultural methods used by out-of-state farmers who raise their animals entirely beyond California's borders.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 28 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 30, 2014)
May 28 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 30, 2014.
May 30 2014Brief amicus curiae of Conseil de la Transformation Agroalimentaire et des Produits de Consommation (CTAC) filed.
May 30 2014Brief amici curiae of Nebraska, et al. filed.
Jun 30 2014Brief of respondent Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General of California in opposition filed.
Jul 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Jul 29 2014Reply of petitioners Association des Eleveurs de Canards et d'Oies du Quebec, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 10, 2014.
Oct 14 2014Petition DENIED.