|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-322||9th Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2021|
Issues: (1) Whether an alien who is detained under 8 U.S.C. § 1231 is entitled by statute, after six months of detention, to a bond hearing at which the government must prove to an immigration judge that the alien is a flight risk or a danger to the community; and (2) whether, under 8 U. S. C. § 1252(f)(1), the courts below had jurisdiction to grant classwide injunctive relief.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 04 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 13, 2020)|
|Sep 22 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 13, 2020 to December 14, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 24 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 14, 2020.|
|Oct 13 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Immigration Reform Law Institute filed.|
|Dec 08 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 14, 2020 to January 13, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 10 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted in part; time is extended to and including December 16, 2020.|
|Dec 16 2020||Brief of respondents Esteban A. Gonzalez, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 21 2020||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.|
|Dec 23 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Jul 01 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2021.|
|Aug 23 2021||Petition GRANTED. In addition to the question presented by the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: Whether, under 8 U. S. C. § 1252(f)(1), the courts below had jurisdiction to grant classwide injunctive relief.|
#SCOTUS announces that it will hold a formal, although "purely ceremonial," investiture ceremony for Justice Amy Coney Barrett next Friday. Attendance at the ceremony is by invitation only, & press coverage will be pooled. Full announcement is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/publicinfo/press/pressreleases/pr_09-24-21
Need a refresher on "cert before judgment" practice at SCOTUS? We've got you covered.
@steve_vladeck examined the practice (among other types of extraordinary relief) in 2018: https://www.scotusblog.com/2018/12/power-versus-discretion-extraordinary-relief-and-the-supreme-court/
And Kevin Russell wrote a detailed explainer in 2011:
Abortion providers in Texas return to Supreme Court, now asking the justices for immediate review on the merits of their challenge to the state’s six-week abortion ban (cert. before judgment)
The Supreme Court will have a new oral argument procedure when they return to the bench Oct. 4. There will be an opportunity for individual questioning by each justice in order of seniority.
Interesting new procedure for oral arguments when the justices return to in-person arguments next month. Does it increase the chances that we will continue to hear from Justice Thomas, who was an active participant using the taking-turns format? https://twitter.com/GregStohr/status/1440318536723812363
NEW: The Supreme Court just released its December argument calendar. Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the term's big abortion case, will be argued Dec. 1.
#SCOTUS will hear oral argument in Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade on Dec. 1. Full December argument calendar is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_calendars/MonthlyArgumentCalDecember2021.pdf
We noted yesterday that Justice Thomas was speaking at Notre Dame but that there was no livestream. A video of his speech is now posted: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kb4bFYdujA
Thomas criticized the media and defended the court's independence. Seems to be a theme among the justices lately.
💥 Breyer continues book tour (including @colbertlateshow two nights ago).
💥 Barrett gave a speech Sunday @uofl.
💥 Thomas is slated to give the 2021 Tocqueville Lecture today @NotreDame (but, like Barrett's speech, there is apparently no livestream).
Incidentally, Gorsuch had been scheduled to give a speech at the University of Wyoming today, but his visit was canceled due to COVID.
Nothing from Kagan or Gorsuch though 😢 https://twitter.com/SCOTUSblog/status/1438530948207874050