|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether the Florida Supreme Court erred in concluding that a law cannot discriminate against interstate commerce unless it benefits purely in-state companies and burdens purely out-of-state companies; and (2) whether a court evaluating a law's discriminatory purpose is forbidden from considering evidence other than the law's text and formal legislative history.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 28 2017||Application (17A12) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 12, 2017 to September 10, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|Jul 03 2017||Application (17A12) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until September 10, 2017.|
|Sep 08 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 12, 2017)|
|Sep 29 2017||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, EchoStar Satellite L.L.C., nka Dish Network L.L.C. and counsel for respondent Florida Department of Revenue and counsel for respondent Florida Cable Telecommunications Association have authorized the counsel for petitioner to advise the Court that the respondents give a blanket consent on 09/29/2017.|
|Oct 03 2017||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 13, 2017.|
|Oct 12 2017||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Wine Retailers filed.|
|Nov 13 2017||Brief of respondent Florida Department of Revenue in opposition filed.|
|Nov 27 2017||Reply of petitioner EchoStar Satellite L.L.C., nka Dish Network L.L.C. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 29 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.|
|Jan 08 2018||Petition DENIED.|
It's official: In the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, our readers have chosen CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN as the greatest justice in history. The author of Brown v. Board, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona defeated top-seeded John Marshall in the final round.
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/04/the-great-chief-and-the-super-chief-a-final-showdown-in-supreme-court-march-madness/
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NEW: The Supreme Court will issue opinion(s?) next Thursday April 22. We’re still waiting on decisions in the ACA case and Fulton v. City of Philadelphia about religious liberty and LGBT rights.
Four Democrats unveiled legislation today to expand the size of the Supreme Court from nine justices to 13 -- but Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate quickly threw cold water on the proposal.
Here's our report from @jamesromoser:
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