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Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Bureau of Indian Affairs

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1166 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel to the petitioners in this case.

Issue: Whether Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 19 requires dismissal of an Administrative Procedure Act action challenging a federal agency’s compliance with statutory requirements governing federal agency decisions, for failure to join a non-federal entity that would benefit from the challenged agency action and cannot be joined without consent.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 21 2020Application (19A934) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 10, 2020 to March 24, 2020, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Feb 22 2020Application (19A934) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until March 24, 2020.
Mar 24 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 23, 2020)
Apr 14 2020Motion of respondent Navajo Transitional Energy Company to extend the time to file a response from April 23, 2020 to June 4, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 15 2020Motion of Arizona Public Service Company to extend the time to file a response from April 23, 2020 to June 4, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 15 2020the motions to extend the time to file responses are granted and the time is extended to and including June 4, 2020, for all respondents.
Apr 16 2020Letter of April 16, 2020 from the Solicitor General filed.
 
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