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Becerra v. Northern Arapaho Tribe

Consolidated with:

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
23-253 10th Cir. Mar 25, 2024

Issue: Whether the Indian Health Service must pay “contract support costs” not only to support IHS-funded activities, but also to support the tribe’s expenditure of income collected from third parties.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 21 2023Application (23A156) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 31, 2023 to September 20, 2023, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Aug 21 2023Application (23A156) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until September 20, 2023.
Sep 15 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 16, 2023)
Oct 11 2023Brief of Northern Arapaho Tribe filed.
Oct 20 2023Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed by petitioners.
Oct 24 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/9/2023.
Oct 24 2023Reply of petitioners Xavier Becerra, Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 13 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/17/2023.
Nov 20 2023Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 23-250 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
Nov 20 2023Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 23-250. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 23-250. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”
Jan 29 2024SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, March 25, 2024. VIDED.
Jan 30 2024Record requested from the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Feb 01 2024Record received from the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. The record is electronic and is available on PACER.
Mar 25 2024Argued. For petitioners: Caroline A. Flynn, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent in 23-253: Adam G. Unikowsky, Washington, D. C. For respondent in 23-250: Lloyd B. Miller, Washington, D. C. VIDED.