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