|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-1559||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: (1) Whether, as the United States implicitly conceded below, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) exercises sufficient federal power to mandate separation-of-powers scrutiny for purposes of a suit seeking injunctive relief and invoking the Little Tucker Act to seek monetary relief; and (2) whether the Metropolitan Washington Airports Act of 1986, 49 U.S.C. §§ 49101 et seq., which transferred to MWAA all of the federal government's “rights, liabilities, and obligations” concerning, inter alia, Dulles Airport and its “access highways and other related facilities,” violates the separation of powers, including the Executive Vesting, Appointments, and Take Care Clauses of Article II, by depriving the president of control over MWAA, an entity exercising – as the United States admits – executive branch functions pursuant to federal law. CVSG: 05/22/2015.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 31 2013||Application (13A991) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 21, 2014 to June 20, 2014, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Apr 1 2014||Application (13A991) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 20, 2014.|
|Jun 20 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 28, 2014)|
|Jul 7 2014||Waiver of right of respondent Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority to respond filed.|
|Jul 16 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.|
|Aug 19 2014||Response Requested . (Due September 18, 2014)|
|Aug 27 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 17, 2014.|
|Sep 18 2014||Brief amici curiae of American Highway USERS Alliance, et al. filed.|
|Nov 17 2014||Brief of respondent Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority in opposition filed.|
|Nov 17 2014||Motion for leave to intervene filed by Virginia and District of Columbia.|
|Nov 19 2014||Opposition to motion for leave to intervene of petitioners filed.|
|Nov 21 2014||Reply of Virginia and District of Columbia in support of motion to intervene filed.|
|Dec 2 2014||Reply of petitioners John B. Corr, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 3 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.|
|Jan 12 2015||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 22 2015||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 9 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 25, 2015.|
|Jun 9 2015||Supplemental brief of petitioners John B. Corr, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 25 2015||Rescheduled.|
|Sep 21 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.|
|Oct 5 2015||Petition DENIED.|
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