|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-219||5th Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2021|
Issue: Whether the compensatory damages available under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the statutes that incorporate its remedies for victims of discrimination, such as the Rehabilitation Act and the Affordable Care Act, include compensation for emotional distress.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 21 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 24, 2020)|
|Sep 24 2020||Brief of respondent Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C. in opposition filed.|
|Oct 14 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.|
|Oct 14 2020||Reply of petitioner Jane Cummings filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 02 2020||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration of this petition.|
|May 25 2021||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 07 2021||Supplemental brief of respondent Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 08 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.|
|Jul 01 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2021.|
|Jul 02 2021||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jul 08 2021||Motion for an extension of time filed.|
|Jul 12 2021||Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 23, 2021. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 29, 2021.|
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