|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred in barring as “substantively derivative” the claims of private shareholders of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for the taking of their shareholder rights and the transfer of 100% of their economic interest to the U.S. Treasury, without making a determination as to whether the private shareholders had identified a valid property right that they directly owned and that the government had taken; and (2) whether the rights to future dividends and other distributions held by shareholders are cognizable property rights protected by the takings clause of the Fifth Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 09 2022||Application (21A711) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 23, 2022 to July 22, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|May 12 2022||Application (21A711) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 22, 2022.|
|Jul 22 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 1, 2022)|
|Aug 05 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 1, 2022 to October 3, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Aug 08 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 3, 2022.|
|Sep 29 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 3, 2022 to November 9, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 30 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 9, 2022.|
The Mar-a-Lago case arrives at the Supreme Court. Here's an explainer on today's filing from @katieleebarlow, who notes that this isn't the first time Trump has asked the justices to intervene in fights over sensitive documents. (Both other times, the court ruled against him.)
In today's Voting Rights Act case, the conservative majority seemed likely to side with Alabama, though perhaps on narrower grounds than the state asked for. Here's @AHoweBlogger's analysis, plus courtroom sketches from Bill Hennessy (AKA @Artisbest).
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Today at SCOTUS: voting rights and veterans' benefits.
First up is Merrill v. Milligan, a case about Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and how to decide if a state's redistricting plan dilutes Black voting power. @AHoweBlogger explains:
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Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act bars election practices that result in a denial or abridgement of the right ...
Our first TikTok of the new term. @katieleebarlow breaks down opening day.