|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-1185||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issues: (1) Whether, in accordance with the Supreme Court’s directive that “but-for” causation is the default rule for federal anti-discrimination statutes, the implied cause of action under 42 U.S.C. § 1981 enacted in the Civil Rights Act of 1866 imposes a but-for standard of causation or instead incorporates the “motivating factor” standard first created in the late 20th century for Title VII claims; and (2) whether a cable operator has a First Amendment right to include racial considerations among the factors it evaluates in making editorial determinations as to what programming to carry on its limited bandwidth.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 08 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 12, 2019)|
|Apr 10 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. VIDED.|
|Apr 12 2019||Brief of respondents National Association of African American-Owned Media, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Apr 29 2019||Reply of petitioner Charter Communications, Inc. filed.|
|Apr 30 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.|
|May 15 2019||Rescheduled.|
|May 20 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/23/2019.|
|May 28 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/30/2019.|
|Jun 03 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/6/2019.|
|Mar 23 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/27/2020.|
|Mar 30 2020||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Comcast Corp. v. National Assn. of African American-Owned Media, 589 U. S. ___ (2020). The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
|May 01 2020||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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