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City of Portland, Oregon v. Federal Communications Commission

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1354 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in upholding the Federal Communications Commission’s interpretation of “effect of prohibiting” in light of its plain meaning, lack of a limiting standard and National Cable & Telecommunications Association v. Brand X Internet Services; and (2) whether the divided 9th Circuit erred in affirming the FCC’s interpretation of 47 U.S.C. § 253 to mandate access, at cost, to public property for private commercial use.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 22 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 26, 2021)
Apr 22 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 26, 2021 to May 26, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 23 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 26, 2021, for all respondents.
Apr 26 2021Brief amici curiae of National Association of Counties, et al. filed.
Apr 26 2021Brief of respondent International Municipal Lawyers Association in support of the petition filed. (Docket entry corrected 5/20/21)
Apr 27 2021Waiver of City of Portland, et al. of right to respond not accepted for filing. (May 11, 2021)
May 12 2021Waiver of right of respondents City of Austin, Texas, et al. to respond filed.
May 19 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 26, 2021 to June 2, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
May 20 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including June 2, 2021, for all respondents.
May 25 2021Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
Jun 02 2021Brief of respondents Federal Respondents in opposition filed.
Jun 02 2021Brief of respondent CTIA -- The Wireless Association in opposition filed.
Jun 08 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.
Jun 15 2021Reply of petitioners City of Portland, et al. filed. (Distributed)