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Axon Enterprise, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-86 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2022

Issue: Whether Congress impliedly stripped federal district courts of jurisdiction over constitutional challenges to the Federal Trade Commission’s structure, procedures, and existence by granting the courts of appeals jurisdiction to “affirm, enforce, modify, or set aside” the commission’s cease-and-desist orders.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 20 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 23, 2021)
Aug 02 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Axon Enterprise, Inc.
Aug 06 2021Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Aug 17 2021Brief amici curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation and Cato Institute filed.
Aug 20 2021Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.
Aug 23 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 23, 2021 to September 22, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 23 2021Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States filed.
Aug 24 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 22, 2021.
Sep 22 2021Brief of respondents Federal Trade Commission, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 06 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/29/2021.
Oct 06 2021Reply of petitioner Axon Enterprise, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 27 2021Rescheduled.
Nov 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/5/2021.
Nov 01 2021Rescheduled.
Nov 08 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/12/2021.
Nov 08 2021Rescheduled.
Nov 15 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/19/2021.
Nov 15 2021Rescheduled.
Nov 29 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/3/2021.
Dec 01 2021Rescheduled.
Dec 06 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/10/2021.
Dec 07 2021Rescheduled.
Dec 20 2021Supplemental brief of petitioner Axon Enterprise, Inc. filed.
Jan 03 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.
Jan 06 2022Rescheduled.
Jan 10 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/14/2022.
Jan 18 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/21/2022.
Jan 24 2022Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Feb 03 2022Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Feb 22 2022Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits is granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 9, 2022. The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 8, 2022.
Mar 23 2022Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Axon Enterprise, Inc.
Mar 25 2022Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Federal Trade Commission, et al.
May 04 2022Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Axon Enterprise, Inc.
May 09 2022Brief of petitioner Axon Enterprise, Inc. filed.
May 10 2022Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
May 11 2022Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.
May 13 2022Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
May 16 2022Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
May 16 2022Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States filed.
May 16 2022Brief amicus curiae of National Treasury Employees Union filed.
May 16 2022Brief amicus curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation filed.
May 16 2022Brief amicus curiae of Separation of Powers Clinic at Antonin Scalia Law School filed.
May 16 2022Brief amicus curiae of American Hospital Association filed.
May 16 2022Brief amicus curiae of Committee For Justice filed.
May 16 2022Brief amicus curiae of The Justice Society filed.
May 19 2022Letter of the Solicitor General on behalf of the parties in No. 21-86, Axon Enterprise, Inc. v. FTC, and No. 21-1239, SEC v. Cochran, regarding alignment of parties and briefing filed.
Jun 01 2022Upon consideration of the letter of May 19, 2022, from the Solicitor General on behalf of the parties in No. 21-86 and No. 21-1239, respondent in No. 21-1239 has to and including June 30, 2022, within which to file the joint appendix and the opening brief on the merits in No. 21-1239. The Solicitor General has to and including August 8, 2022, within which to file a consolidated response brief on the merits on behalf of the federal parties in No. 21-86 and No. 21-1239, limited to 20,000 words.