|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-531||3d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: (1) Whether a local ordinance prohibiting the knowing harboring of illegal aliens in rental house is a preempted "regulation of immigration"; (2) whether a local ordinance prohibiting the knowing harboring of illegal aliens in rental housing is impliedly field preempted; (3) whether a local ordinance prohibiting the knowing harboring of illegal aliens in rental housing is impliedly conflict preempted; and (4) whether a local ordinance prohibiting the employment of unauthorized aliens is impliedly conflict preempted.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 24 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 27, 2013)|
|Nov 20 2013||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 27, 2013.|
|Nov 25 2013||Brief amicus curiae of American Unity Legal Defense Fund filed.|
|Nov 27 2013||Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed.|
|Dec 26 2013||Brief of respondents Pedro Lozano, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jan 14 2014||Reply of petitioner City of Hazleton, Pennsylvania filed.|
|Jan 15 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.|
|Feb 24 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 28, 2014.|
|Mar 3 2014||Petition DENIED.|
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