|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-334||5th Cir.||Apr 21, 2021||May 27, 2021||9-0||Alito||OT 2020|
Holding: Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 39 does not permit a district court to alter a court of appeals’ allocation of the costs listed in subdivision (e) of that rule.
Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Alito on May 27, 2021.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 10 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 14, 2020)|
|Sep 28 2020||Waiver of right of respondents Site59.com L.L.C. and Travelocity.com L.P. (n/k/a TVL LP) to respond filed.|
|Sep 28 2020||Waiver of right of respondents Travelweb, LLC, et al. to respond filed.|
|Sep 29 2020||Waiver of right of respondents Expedia, Inc., et al. to respond filed.|
|Oct 21 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/6/2020.|
|Nov 02 2020||Response Requested. (Due December 2, 2020)|
|Dec 02 2020||Brief of respondents Hotels.com L.P., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 16 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Dec 16 2020||Reply of petitioner City of San Antonio, Texas, on behalf of itself and all other similarly situated Texas municipalities filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 08 2021||Petition GRANTED.|
|Feb 18 2021||Motion for an extension of time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits filed.|
|Feb 18 2021||Motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is granted and the time is extended to and including February 24, 2021.|
|Feb 24 2021||Brief of petitioner City of San Antonio, Texas, on behalf of itself and all other similarly situated Texas municipalities filed.|
|Feb 24 2021||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)|
|Mar 03 2021||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Mar 03 2021||Brief amici curiae of National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, U.S. Conference of Mayors, International City/County Management Association, and International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.|
|Mar 12 2021||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.|
|Mar 15 2021||Record requested.|
|Mar 15 2021||The record from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer.|
|Mar 26 2021||Brief of respondents Expedia, Inc., Hotels.com, L.P., Hotwire, Inc., Orbitz, LLC, Trip Network, Inc., Internetwork Publishing Corp., Travelnow.com, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 29 2021||Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Mar 30 2021||CIRCULATED|
|Apr 05 2021||Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument DENIED.|
|Apr 09 2021||Reply of petitioner City of San Antonio, Texas, on behalf of itself and all other similarly situated Texas municipalities filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 21 2021||Argued. For petitioner: Daniel L. Geyser, Dallas, Tex. For respondents: David B. Salmons, Washington, D. C.|
|May 27 2021||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jun 28 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
And then there were four. (Photo from before yesterday's investiture of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, by the Supreme Court of the United States.)
Art Lien, AKA @Courtartist, retired over the summer after 45 years drawing the Supreme Court. For the last nine of those years, Art worked for SCOTUSblog. We're honoring his journalism with a retrospective on his work. Trust us, it's a feast for the eyes:
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Justice Jackson's investiture ceremony has concluded. After the ceremony, she took the traditional walk down the court's front steps, accompanied by the chief justice. She also shared a moment with her husband, Patrick, on the plaza after the ceremony. Photos by @katieleebarlow.
Today at SCOTUS: The investiture of Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman to serve as a justice. Jackson was sworn in over the summer, so the investiture is purely ceremonial. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris reportedly are expected to attend the invite-only event at the court.
JUST IN: The Supreme Court will continue to provide a live audio stream of oral arguments in the new term that begins on Monday. https://www.supremecourt.gov/publicinfo/press/pressreleases/pr_09-28-22
SCOTUS releases new "circuit justice" lineup, with Jackson taking over the Boston-based 1st Circuit (formerly handled by Breyer). Each justice reviews emergency appeals from the regions covered by his or her circuits. (Controversial cases usually get referred to the full court.)