|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-17||6th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.
Issue: Whether Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 670 et. seq., confers an individual right to foster-care maintenance payments that is enforceable by bringing suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 12 2017||Application (16A973) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 27, 2017 to June 26, 2017, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Apr 13 2017||Application (16A973) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until June 26, 2017.|
|Jun 26 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 31, 2017)|
|Jul 19 2017||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 23, 2017.|
|Jul 26 2017||Brief amici curiae of The States of Washington, et al. filed.|
|Aug 23 2017||Brief of respondents D. O., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Aug 23 2017||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondents D. O., et al.|
|Sep 05 2017||Reply of petitioner Vickie Yates Brown Glisson, Secretary for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services filed.|
|Sep 06 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.|
|Oct 02 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.|
|Oct 10 2017||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondents GRANTED.|
|Oct 10 2017||Petition DENIED.|
BREAKING: In 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ALLOWS Alabama to execute Alan Miller, whose lethal injection was scheduled for tonight. In a brief shadow-docket order, SCOTUS lifts a lower court's injunction that had blocked the execution. Barrett joins the three liberals in dissent.
JUST IN: By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court DENIES Yeshiva University's emergency request to intervene now in a dispute over whether the university must recognize an LGBTQ student group. Roberts and Kavanaugh join with Sotomayor, Kagan, and Jackson. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/22a184_3ea4.pdf
Two justices worked for Kenneth Starr early in their careers. John Roberts was his deputy when Starr was solicitor general during the George H.W. Bush administration. Brett Kavanaugh clerked for Starr on the D.C. Circuit and was on Starr's team for the Clinton investigation.
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On today's SCOTUStalk episode @marinklevy joins to talk new-justice history, including the time Earl Warren rushed across the country to take his seat and showed up with the wrong type of robes.
Speaking in Colorado last night, John Roberts announced that members of the public will be allowed to attend oral arguments when the new term starts next month, according to press reports. It will be the first time the Supreme Court will reopen since the start of the pandemic.
Here is Sotomayor's brief order in the clash between Yeshiva University and a student Pride Alliance.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has put on hold a NY state trial court's order that would require Yeshiva University to recognize an LGBTQ student group. In a brief order, Sotomayor stays the lower court's order "pending further order of the undersigned or of the Court."