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Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-219 5th Cir. Nov 30, 2021
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.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 21 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 24, 2020)
Sep 24 2020Brief of respondent Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C. in opposition filed.
Oct 14 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.
Oct 14 2020Reply of petitioner Jane Cummings filed. (Distributed)
Nov 02 2020The 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 2021Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 07 2021Supplemental brief of respondent Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 08 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.
Jul 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2021.
Jul 02 2021Petition GRANTED.
Jul 08 2021Motion for an extension of time filed.
Jul 12 2021Motion 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.
Aug 11 2021Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Jane Cummings.
Aug 17 2021Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C.
Aug 23 2021Brief of petitioner Jane Cummings filed.
Aug 26 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Jane Cummings
Aug 26 2021Brief amicus curiae of American Association for Justice filed.
Aug 30 2021Brief amici curiae of Disability Organizations filed.
Aug 30 2021Brief amici curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 30 2021Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Aug 30 2021Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 10 2021Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Sep 20 2021SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
Sep 27 2021Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Sep 29 2021Brief of respondent Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C. filed.
Oct 01 2021Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for enlargement of time for oral argument filed.
Oct 05 2021The record from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer.
Oct 05 2021Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Oct 06 2021Brief amici curiae of The States of Texas, et al. filed.
Oct 06 2021Brief amici curiae of The National Conference of State Legislatures, et al. filed.
Oct 06 2021Brief amici curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.