Editor's Note :

close editor's note Editor's Note :

On Tuesday, the court released opinions at 10:00 a.m. You can view a transcript of our live blog at this link.
On Tuesday, the justices will hear oral argument in United States v. Sineneng-Smith. Click to read our preview from Jack Chin.
On Wednesday, there is a possibility of opinions at 10:00 a.m. We will be live-blogging starting at 9:45 a.m. at this link, where you can sign up for an email reminder when the live blog begins.

Breaking News :

Breaking News :

Eastern Oregon Mining Association v. Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term

Issue: Whether the Clean Water Act regulates activities that simply move preexisting material, such as rock, sand and gravel, within a “navigable water.”

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 03 2019Application (19A262) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 23, 2019 to December 22, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 05 2019Application (19A262) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until December 22, 2019.
Dec 20 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 3, 2020)
Jan 10 2020Waiver of right of respondents Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, et al. to respond filed.
Feb 03 2020Amicus brief of American Mining Rights Association, et al. not accepted for filing. (February 04, 2020)
Feb 03 2020Brief amici curiae of American Mining Rights Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.
Feb 07 2020Response Requested. (Due March 9, 2020)
Feb 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 9, 2020 to April 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 18 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 8, 2020.
Term Snapshot
At a Glance