|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether an Indian tribal court has subject-matter jurisdiction to adjudicate a tribally created claim as an “other means” of regulating a nonmember federally funded and federally regulated electric cooperative tasked with providing electrical service to all customers within its service territory, including tribal members on Indian reservations.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 19 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 22, 2022)|
|Aug 11 2022||Waiver of right of respondents Unknown Members of the Crow Tribal Health Board; Kenneth Pitt, Justice of the Crow Tribal Court of Appeals; Dennis Myron Bear Don't Walk, Judge of the Crow Tribal Court, et al. to respond filed.|
|Aug 12 2022||Waiver of right of respondent Alden Big Man to respond filed.|
|Aug 31 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
|Sep 07 2022||Response Requested. (Due October 7, 2022)|
|Sep 19 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 7, 2022 to November 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 20 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 7, 2022.|
|Nov 07 2022||Brief of respondents Alden Big Man, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 18 2022||Reply of petitioner Big Horn County Electric Cooperative, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 22 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/9/2022.|
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
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In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf
JUST IN: The Supreme Court DENIES Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward's bid to block the Jan. 6 committee from reviewing her phone records. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent from the court's brief, unexplained order denying Ward's request.
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