|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-1636||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2018|
Issues: (1) Whether statutory silence, when a statute neither authorizes nor forbids an agency action, triggers Chevron deference; and (2) whether, if statutory silence triggers Chevron deference, an agency’s interpretation is reasonable when the interpretation is not based on any statutory text but instead on the absence of relevant text.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 30 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 5, 2018)|
|Jun 05 2018||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, California Sea Urchin Commission, et al..|
|Jul 02 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 5, 2018 to August 6, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 03 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 6, 2018|
|Jul 05 2018||Brief amicus curiae of The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions filed.|
|Jul 05 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Landmark Legal Foundation filed.|
|Jul 05 2018||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.|
|Jul 05 2018||Amicus brief of STATES OF TEXAS, ALABAMA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, KANSAS, LOUISIANA, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CAROLINA, UTAH, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND WYOMING not accepted for filing. (July 06, 2018)|
|Jul 05 2018||Brief amici curiae of States of Texas, et al. filed.|
|Jul 20 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 6, 2018 to September 12, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 30 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including September 12, 2018.|
|Sep 10 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 12, 2018 to September 14, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 11 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including September 14, 2018.|
|Sep 12 2018||Brief of respondents Center for Biological Diversity, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Sep 14 2018||Brief of Federal Respondents in opposition filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 28 2018||Reply of petitioners California Sea Urchin Commission, et al. filed.|
|Oct 03 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/26/2018.|
|Oct 29 2018||Petition DENIED.|
BREAKING: The court rules in favor of a Catholic social services organization that sued Philadelphia after the city excluded it from a foster-care program due to the organization's refusal to certify same-sex couples as foster parents. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-123_g3bi.pdf
In second opinion of the day, SCOTUS sides with food giants Nestle and Cargill in a lawsuit brought by six citizens of Mali who say the companies facilitated human rights abuses by purchasing cocoa from plantations in Ivory Coast where they were enslaved as children.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court rejects the constitutional challenge to Obamacare in 7-2 opinion. The court tosses the lawsuit because the challengers do not have legal standing to sue. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-840_6jfm.pdf
With 18 cases outstanding, the Supreme Court will release opinions at 10:00 a.m. ET.
We’re waiting for decisions on the ACA, voting rights, LGBTQ+ rights/religious liberty, NCAA student-athlete compensation, and student speech.
Live blog starts at 9:45.
Announcement of opinions for Thursday, June 17 - SCOTUSblog
We will be live blogging on Thursday, June 17, as the court releases one or more opinions in argued cases from...
Monday's decision rejecting sentence reductions for low-level crack-cocaine offenders may have been unanimous, but @ekownyankah writes that there is far more going on than the ruling's dry textual analysis might indicate. Read his incisive analysis here:
After decades, Congress reduced the racially unjust crack/cocaine disparity... raising amounts required for prison time. Why would Congress have left small time dealers to rot in prison for decades?
My thoughts on SCOTUS's ruling in Terry v. United States:https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/unanimous-ruling-on-crack-cocaine-disparity-is-heavy-on-text-light-on-history/
No more SCOTUS opinions for today. There are 18 cases still outstanding from the current term, including disputes over Obamacare, religious rights and voting rights. The next opinion day that we know of is Thursday.
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