|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-1160||11th Cir.||Nov 26, 2012||Feb 19, 2013||9-0||Sotomayor||OT 2012|
Holding: Because Georgia has not clearly articulated and affirmatively expressed a policy allowing hospital authorities to make acquisitions that substantially reduce competition, state-action immunity does not apply.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on February 19, 2013.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 24 2012||Application (11A811) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 8, 2012 to March 23, 2012, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|Feb 29 2012||Application (11A811) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until March 23, 2012.|
|Mar 23 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 23, 2012)|
|Apr 10 2012||Waiver of right of respondents HCA, Inc. and Palmyra Park Hospital, Inc. to respond filed.|
|Apr 18 2012||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 23, 2012, for all respondents.|
|May 18 2012||Brief of respondents Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County, et al. in opposition filed.|
|May 29 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 14, 2012.|
|May 30 2012||Response Requested . (Due June 29, 2012)|
|Jun 1 2012||Letter of June 1, 2012, from counsel for respondents HCA, Inc. and Palmyra Park Hospital, Inc. received.|
|Jun 4 2012||Reply of petitioner Federal Trade Commission filed.|
|Jun 5 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2012.|
|Jun 25 2012||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jul 12 2012||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 20, 2012.|
|Jul 12 2012||The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 1, 2012.|
|Jul 25 2012||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Aug 20 2012||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received.)|
|Aug 20 2012||Brief of petitioner Federal Trade Commission filed.|
|Aug 20 2012||Brief amici curiae of Economics Professors filed.|
|Aug 27 2012||Brief amici curiae of American Medical Association, et al. in support of neither party filed.|
|Aug 27 2012||Brief amicus curiae of American Antitrust Institute filed.|
|Aug 27 2012||Brief amici curiae of Joseph Stubbs, M.D.,and Dr. Corleen Thompson filed.|
|Aug 27 2012||Brief amici curiae of Illinois, et al. filed.|
|Aug 27 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Federation of Independent Business filed.|
|Sep 14 2012||SET FOR ARGUMENT On Monday, NOVEMBER 26, 2012.|
|Sep 14 2012||CIRCULATED|
|Sep 27 2012||Record received from U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit. (1 envelope)|
|Oct 1 2012||Brief of respondents Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 9 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Lee Memorial Health System filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 9 2012||Brief amici curiae of American Hospital Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 9 2012||Brief amici curiae of Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 10 2012||Record received from U.S.D.C. for Middle District of Georgia. (2 boxes)|
|Oct 31 2012||Reply of petitioner Federal Trade Commission filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 26 2012||Argued. For petitioner: Benjamin J. Horwich, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.|
|Feb 19 2013||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Mar 25 2013||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
|Apr 18 2013||Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit.|
|Apr 18 2013||Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Middle District of Georgia.|
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