|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-955||Fed. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 16|
Issue: Whether 35 U.S.C. § 318(b) violates Article III of the Constitution, to the extent that it empowers an executive agency tribunal to assert judicial power canceling private property rights among private parties embroiled in a private federal dispute of a type known in the common law courts of 1789, rather than merely issue an advisory opinion as an adjunct to a trial court.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 21 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 29, 2016)|
|Feb 1 2016||Consent to filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.|
|Feb 4 2016||Petitioner's amended Rule 29.6 Corporate Disclosure Statement received.|
|Feb 25 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 30, 2016.|
|Feb 29 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Professor Adam Mossoff filed.|
|Feb 29 2016||Brief amici curiae of Security People, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Mar 28 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 11, 2016.|
|Apr 11 2016||Brief of respondent Michelle K. Lee, Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office in opposition filed.|
|Apr 25 2016||Reply of petitioners J. Carl Cooper, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 26 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.|
|May 2 2016||Rescheduled.|
|Jul 20 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Oct 3 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.|
|Oct 11 2016||Petition DENIED.|
NEW: SCOTUS agrees to take up NINE new cases, including Gonzalez v. Google, involving the scope of tech companies' immunity under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The order list is not yet posted on the court's website, but here is a link: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/100322ZOR.pdf
Today at SCOTUS: It's the opening day of the 2022-23 term. At 9:30 a.m. EDT, the court will issue orders, which may include cert grants from last week's "long conference." Then, at 10, the court will hear two arguments as Ketanji Brown Jackson takes the bench for the first time.
Goodbye SCOTUS, a fond farewell . . .
Goodbye SCOTUS, A Fond Farewell - Art Lien, Courtartist
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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:
Forty-five years of visual journalism from a supremely talented court artist - SCOTUSblog
For 45 years, Arthur Lien witnessed, sketched, and recorded for posterity some of the Supreme Court's most historic ...
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.