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Ford Motor Co. v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 22, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-1085 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: 1. Whether the Sixth Circuit improperly held petitioner to a heightened burden in construing the substantive interest provision of 26 U.S.C. § 6611; and (2) whether the Sixth Circuit improperly frustrated petitioner's right to rely on the Internal Revenue Service’s own published guidance materials.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 6 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 9, 2015)
Apr 3 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 11, 2015.
Apr 9 2015Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
May 11 2015Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 22 2015Reply of petitioner Ford Motor Company filed.
May 26 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 11, 2015.
Jun 15 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 18, 2015.
Jun 22 2015Petition DENIED.