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BP P.L.C. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-361 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether federal common law necessarily and exclusively governs claims seeking redress for injuries allegedly caused by the effect of interstate greenhouse-gas emissions on the global climate; and (2) whether a federal district court has jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1331 over claims necessarily and exclusively governed by federal common law but labeled as arising under state law.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 26 2022Application (22A84) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 15, 2022 to October 14, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Aug 01 2022Application (22A84) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 14, 2022.
Oct 14 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 17, 2022)
Nov 04 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 17, 2022 to December 19, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 07 2022Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Mayor and City Council of Baltimore
Nov 07 2022Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, BP p.l.c., et al.
Nov 09 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 19, 2022.
Nov 16 2022Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Nov 17 2022Brief amicus curiae of The National Association of Manufacturers filed.