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