|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-340||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: Whether, in an action by a third party against the Secretary of the Interior under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. § 551 et seq., a putative Indian tribe may invoke its sovereign immunity to prevent a court from reviewing the lawfulness of the Secretary's decision to recognize it as a tribe.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 22 2014||Application (14A214) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 3, 2014 to October 3, 2014, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|Aug 25 2014||Response to application from respondent Buena Vista Rancheria of the Me-Wuk Indians filed.|
|Sep 3 2014||Application (14A214) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until September 18, 2014.|
|Sep 18 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 24, 2014)|
|Oct 23 2014||Waiver of right of respondents Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior to respond filed.|
|Oct 24 2014||Brief of respondent Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians in opposition filed.|
|Nov 10 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 25, 2014.|
|Nov 10 2014||Reply of petitioner Friends of Amador County filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 1 2014||Petition DENIED.|
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