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Cochran v. Gresham

Consolidated with:

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-37 D.C. Cir. Mar 29, 2021
TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit erred in concluding that the secretary of health and human services may not authorize demonstration projects to test requirements that are designed to promote the provision of health-care coverage by means of facilitating the transition of Medicaid beneficiaries to commercial coverage and improving their health.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 13 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 17, 2020)
Aug 07 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 17, 2020 to October 16, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 10 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 16, 2020.
Aug 14 2020Brief of respondent New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services in support filed.
Oct 16 2020Brief of respondents Charles Gresham, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Nov 04 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.
Nov 04 2020Reply of petitioners alex m. azar ii, secretary of health and human services, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 30 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.
Dec 04 2020Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 20-38 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.
Dec 04 2020Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 20-37. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 20-37. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”
Dec 29 2020Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners Alex M. Azar II, Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al. VIDED.
Jan 11 2021Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners GRANTED. VIDED.
Jan 19 2021Brief of respondent New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services in support filed (in 20-37).
Jan 19 2021Brief of Federal Petitioners filed. VIDED.
Jan 19 2021Brief of petitioner State of Arkansas filed. VIDED.
Jan 26 2021Brief amicus curiae of State of Nebraska filed. VIDED.
Jan 26 2021Brief amici curiae of States of Indiana, et al., filed. VIDED.
Jan 26 2021Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Government Accountability filed. VIDED.
Feb 01 2021SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, March 29, 2021. VIDED.
Feb 04 2021Record requested from the U.S.C.A. D.C. Circuit.
Feb 08 2021Record from the U.S.C.A. District of Columbia Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer.
Feb 08 2021Record from the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts are electronic and located on Pacer.
Feb 18 2021Brief of respondents Charles Gresham, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 22 2021Motion to vacate the judgments of the court of appeals and remand, remove the cases from the March 2021 argument calendar, and to hold further briefing in abeyance filed by petitioners Norris Cochran, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2021Response in opposition to request to vacate the judgments of the court of appeals from petitioner State of Arkansas filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2021CIRCULATED.
Feb 23 2021Brief amicus curiae of Nebraska Appleseed filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2021Reply in support of motion to vacate the judgments of the court of appeals and remand, remove the cases from the March 2021 argument calendar, and to hold further briefing in abeyance filed by petitioners Norris Cochran, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2021Brief amici curiae of The National Women's Law Center, et al. filed. (Distributed). VIDED
Feb 25 2021Amicus brief of Health Care Provider Organizations and Patient Groups not accepted for filing. (February 26, 2021 - Corrected brief to be submitted)
Feb 25 2021Brief amici curiae of Health Care Provider Organizations and Patient Groups filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2021Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed. (Distributed) VIDED
Feb 25 2021Brief amici curiae of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2021Brief amici curiae of Texas Medical-Legal Partnerships filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2021Brief amici curiae of Public Health, Healthy Policy and Medicine Deans, Chairs and Scholars filed. VIDED. (Distributed)