|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-967||3d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: (1) Whether the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’s (“PASPA”) prohibition on state licensing or authorization of sports wagering commandeers the regulatory authority of the states, in violation of the Tenth Amendment; and (2) whether PASPA’s discrimination in favor of Nevada and other exempted states violates the fundamental principle of equal sovereignty.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 12 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 17, 2014)|
|Feb 19 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Ass'n, Inc. VIDED.|
|Feb 26 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 21, 2014, for all respondents.|
|Mar 14 2014||Brief amici curiae of Ryan M. Rodenberg, Anastasios Kaburakis, and John T. Holden filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 17 2014||Brief amici curiae of West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming filed.|
|Mar 17 2014||Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, and Cato Institute filed.|
|Apr 2 2014||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 14, 2014, for all respondents.|
|May 14 2014||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|May 14 2014||Brief of respondents National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Jun 3 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2014.|
|Jun 3 2014||Reply of petitioners Chris Christie, Governor of New Jersey, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 23 2014||Petition DENIED.|
Just in: New COVID procedures (including PCR tests) for lawyers in advance of the Supreme Court's return to in-person arguments next week.
With less than a week to go b/4 #SCOTUS returns to the courtroom, the Court has posted COVID-19 protocols for lawyers arguing this fall, including a new pre-argument tradition: COVID testing. Full document is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/announcements/Fall_2021_argument_COVID_protocols.pdf
New at SCOTUS: Rick Allen Rhoades, who is set to be executed tomorrow evening in Texas, asks the justices for an emergency stay. Rhoades argues that he has been denied access to trial records that would help him investigate whether the jury selection was tainted by racial bias.
One week from today, the court will begin its new term and the justices will return to the courtroom for the first time since the pandemic hit. Time to dust off those robes and get ready for the first day. Here's our new banner, "back to school" edition, from @Courtartist.
The justices are meeting privately today for their "long conference." Thousands of cert petitions have rolled in over the summer, and the justices use today's conference to discuss which ones they should take up. Here are all the petitions we're watching:
Supreme Court Petitions - ScotusBlog
Comprehensive list of U.S. Supreme Court Petitions including issues, docket, opinions, proceedings, orders, and more.
FWOTSC. You figure that one out.*
h/t to @marinklevy for the story and the always-entertaining threads.
#SCOTUS announces that it will hold a formal, although "purely ceremonial," investiture ceremony for Justice Amy Coney Barrett next Friday. Attendance at the ceremony is by invitation only, & press coverage will be pooled. Full announcement is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/publicinfo/press/pressreleases/pr_09-24-21