|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether the Sierra Club has a cognizable cause of action to obtain review of the secretary of defense’s compliance with 10 U.S.C. § 2808 in reprioritizing appropriated but unobligated funds for the military construction projects involving border barriers being authorized; and (2) whether the secretary exceeded his statutory authority under Section 2808 in reprioritizing appropriated funds for the military construction projects following the president’s declaration of a national emergency requiring the use of the armed forces at the southern border.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 17 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 17, 2020)|
|Dec 02 2020||Motion of the Sierra Club, et al. to extend the time to file a response from December 17, 2020 to January 19, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 02 2020||Motion of the State of California to extend the time to file a response from December 17, 2020 to January 19, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 03 2020||The motions to extend the time to file responses are granted and the time is extended to and including January 19, 2021, for all respondents.|
|Dec 17 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Rep. Andy Barr filed.|
|Jan 07 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 19, 2021 to February 18, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jan 08 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 18, 2021, for all respondents.|
|Feb 09 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 18, 2021 to May 19, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 10 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 19, 2021, for all respondents.|
|May 06 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 19, 2021 to July 18, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 07 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including July 19, 2021, for all respondents.|
|Jul 19 2021||Brief of respondents Sierra Club, Southern Border Communities Coalition in opposition filed.|
|Jul 19 2021||Brief of respondents State of California, et al. in opposition filed.|
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