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On Friday, the court released an order from the Dec. 4 conference. The justices granted a pair of consolidated cases regarding Medicaid work requirements for a combined one hour of oral argument.

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Brownback v. King

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-546 6th Cir. Nov 9, 2020
Tr.Aud.
TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

Issue: Whether a final judgment in favor of the United States in an action brought under Section 1346(b)(1) of the Federal Tort Claims Act, on the ground that a private person would not be liable to the claimant under state tort law for the injuries alleged, bars a claim under Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau of Narcotics that is brought by the same claimant, based on the same injuries, and against the same governmental employees whose acts gave rise to the claimant’s FTCA claim.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 16 2019Application (19A184) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 26, 2019 to September 25, 2019, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Aug 18 2019Application (19A184) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until September 25, 2019.
Sep 13 2019Application (19A184) to extend further the time from September 25, 2019 to October 25, 2019, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Sep 16 2019Application (19A184) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until October 25, 2019.
Oct 25 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 27, 2019)
Nov 06 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 27, 2019 to January 22, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 08 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 22, 2020.
Jan 21 2020Brief of respondent James King in opposition filed.
Feb 05 2020Reply of petitioners Douglas Brownback, et al. filed.
Feb 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/20/2020.
Mar 23 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/27/2020.
Mar 30 2020Petition GRANTED.
Apr 09 2020Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Apr 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including June 19, 2020. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 24, 2020.
Jun 19 2020Joint appendix filed.
Jun 19 2020Brief of petitioners Douglas Brownback, et al. filed.
Aug 19 2020SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, November 9, 2020.
Aug 24 2020Brief of respondent James King filed.
Aug 28 2020Brief amicus curiae of Public Citizen filed.
Aug 31 2020Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit.
Aug 31 2020Amicus brief of Members of Congress not accepted for filing. (Corrected PDF to be submitted - August 31, 2020)
Aug 31 2020Brief amici curiae of The American Civil Liberties Union et al filed.
Aug 31 2020Brief amici curiae of Members of Congress filed.
Aug 31 2020Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and National Police Accountability Project filed.
Aug 31 2020Brief amicus curiae of Law Enforcement Action Partnership filed.
Aug 31 2020Amicus brief of Professors James Pfander, Gregory Sisk & Zachary Clopton not accepted for filing. (September 10, 2020 - corrected brief to be submitted).
Aug 31 2020Brief amici curiae of Professors James Pfander, Gregory Sisk & Zachary Clopton filed. (9/11/2020) (Distributed)
Sep 01 2020The record received from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit is electronically filed.
Sep 02 2020CIRCULATED
Sep 23 2020Reply of petitioners Douglas Brownback, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 09 2020Argued. For petitioners: Michael R. Huston, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Patrick M. Jaicomo, Arlington, Va.
 
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