|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-5||D.C. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether legislators have standing to seek judicial relief when their votes have been “completely nullified” under Raines v. Byrd.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 06 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 10, 2020)|
|Jul 30 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 10, 2020 to September 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 31 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 9, 2020.|
|Aug 07 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Niskanen Center filed.|
|Aug 10 2020||Brief amici curiae of Harold H. Bruff, Peter M. Shane, Peter L. Strauss, and Paul R. Verkuil filed.|
|Aug 10 2020||Brief amici curiae of Bipartisan Former Members of Congress filed.|
|Aug 10 2020||Brief amici curiae of Scholars of Standing, Federal Jurisdiction, and Constitutional Law filed.|
|Aug 10 2020||Brief amici curiae of Legal Historians filed.|
|Sep 09 2020||Brief of respondent Trump, Donald in opposition filed.|
|Sep 22 2020||Reply of petitioners Richard Blumenthal, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 23 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/9/2020.|
|Oct 13 2020||Petition DENIED.|
Today at SCOTUS: The justices meet privately for their annual "long conference" to review cert petitions that have rolled in over the summer. They'll also likely discuss the status of the Dobbs leak investigation and whether to continue live audio of oral arguments this term.
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JUST IN: By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court DENIES Yeshiva University's emergency request to intervene now in a dispute over whether the university must recognize an LGBTQ student group. Roberts and Kavanaugh join with Sotomayor, Kagan, and Jackson. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/22a184_3ea4.pdf
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