|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether a levy that raises revenue for a state’s general fund, and that is not restricted to the in-state activities of the levy-payor, may be characterized as a locally focused regulatory fee, and thus be imposed without regard to whether it is internally consistent.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 28 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 2, 2021)|
|Nov 16 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.|
|Dec 01 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Director, Division of Taxation to respond filed.|
|Dec 01 2021||Brief amicus curiae of The Institute for Professionals in Taxation filed.|
|Dec 02 2021||Brief amici curiae of The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, et al., filed.|
|Dec 02 2021||Amicus brief of Energy Infrastructure Council submitted.|
|Dec 02 2021||Amicus brief of Council On State Taxation submitted.|
Today at SCOTUS: One argument in a case about what counts as a "crime of violence" under a federal statute. Specifically, if a person attempts to commit robbery but doesn't succeed, is the attempt itself a violent crime? Our preview from @jamesromoser:
Botched robbery leads to latest test of what constitutes “crime of violence” - SCOTUSblog
If a person attempts to commit a robbery but does not succeed, is the attempt alone a “crime of violence&#...
JUST IN: The court says it will continue its current COVID protocols for oral arguments in January and February. The court will continue to provide a live audio stream of all arguments, and the courtroom will remain closed to the public.
A relatively humdrum Monday-morning order list today. No new cases added to the court's docket. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/120621zor_7lio.pdf
#SCOTUS releases orders from last week's conference, but no new grants today. Here's the full list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/120621zor_7lio.pdf
Today at SCOTUS: At 9:30 a.m. EST, the court will release orders from Friday's private conference. Then, starting at 10 a.m., the court will hear arguments in two cases -- one involving immigration and the other involving the management of employee retirement plans.
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks - SCOTUSblog
It has been nearly 30 years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirme...
Starting momentarily: Oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case involving Mississippi’s attempt to ban nearly all abortions after 15 weeks. The state has asked the court to overturn Roe v. Wade. We’ll be live-tweeting the argument here in this thread.