|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1134||Fed. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issue: Whether, against the legal backdrop of Congress’ and the Supreme Court’s recognition of the primacy of state law to determine, quantify and administer water rights, a federal court may deem federal agency regulatory action under the Endangered Species Act to constitute the adjudication and administration of water rights for tribal purposes.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 27 2020||Application (19A842) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 12, 2020 to March 13, 2020, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Jan 29 2020||Application (19A842) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 13, 2020.|
|Mar 13 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 16, 2020)|
|Apr 13 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 16, 2020 to May 14, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 14 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 14, 2020, for all respondents.|
|Apr 14 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District filed.|
|Apr 14 2020||Brief amici curiae of Oregon Water Resources Congress, et al. filed.|
|Apr 15 2020||Brief amici curiae of The American Farm Bureau Federation and the State Farm Bureau Organizations of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming filed.|
|Apr 16 2020||Brief amici curiae of Professors Ronald A. Cass, David F. Forte, James L. Huffman, Donald J. Kochan, Jesse J. Richardson and Reed Watson filed.|
|Apr 16 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Association of California Water Agencies filed.|
|Apr 16 2020||Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.|
|May 14 2020||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|May 14 2020||Brief of respondent Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations in opposition filed.|
|May 29 2020||Reply of petitioners Lonny Baley, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 02 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/18/2020.|
|Jun 22 2020||Petition DENIED.|
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