|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1222||10th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issue: Whether the government is required to show a substantial connection between money it has seized and an intended violation of the Controlled Substances Act in order to obtain civil asset forfeiture under 21 U.S.C. § 881(a)(6).
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 09 2020||Application (19A795) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 11, 2020 to April 11, 2020, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.|
|Jan 27 2020||Application (19A795) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until April 13, 2020.|
|Apr 13 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 18, 2020)|
|May 14 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 18, 2020 to May 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 15 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 21, 2020.|
|May 21 2020||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Jun 01 2020||Reply of petitioner Nathan Duckworth filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 02 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/18/2020.|
|Jun 22 2020||Petition DENIED.|
BREAKING: In 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ALLOWS Alabama to execute Alan Miller, whose lethal injection was scheduled for tonight. In a brief shadow-docket order, SCOTUS lifts a lower court's injunction that had blocked the execution. Barrett joins the three liberals in dissent.
JUST IN: By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court DENIES Yeshiva University's emergency request to intervene now in a dispute over whether the university must recognize an LGBTQ student group. Roberts and Kavanaugh join with Sotomayor, Kagan, and Jackson. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/22a184_3ea4.pdf
Two justices worked for Kenneth Starr early in their careers. John Roberts was his deputy when Starr was solicitor general during the George H.W. Bush administration. Brett Kavanaugh clerked for Starr on the D.C. Circuit and was on Starr's team for the Clinton investigation.
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Speaking in Colorado last night, John Roberts announced that members of the public will be allowed to attend oral arguments when the new term starts next month, according to press reports. It will be the first time the Supreme Court will reopen since the start of the pandemic.
Here is Sotomayor's brief order in the clash between Yeshiva University and a student Pride Alliance.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has put on hold a NY state trial court's order that would require Yeshiva University to recognize an LGBTQ student group. In a brief order, Sotomayor stays the lower court's order "pending further order of the undersigned or of the Court."