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Guam v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-382 D.C. Cir. Apr 26, 2021
TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether a settlement that is not under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act can trigger a contribution claim under CERCLA Section 113(f)(3)(B); and (2) whether a settlement that expressly disclaims any liability determination and leaves the settling party exposed to future liability can trigger a contribution claim under CERCLA Section 113(f)(3)(B).

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 16 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 26, 2020)
Oct 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 26, 2020 to November 25, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 23 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 25, 2020.
Nov 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 25, 2020 to December 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 23 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including December 9, 2020.
Dec 07 2020Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Dec 23 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Dec 23 2020Reply of petitioner Government of Guam filed. (Distributed)
Jan 08 2021Petition GRANTED.
Feb 22 2021Brief of petitioner Government of Guam filed.
Feb 22 2021Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Mar 01 2021Brief amicus curiae of ConservAmerica filed.
Mar 01 2021Brief amici curiae of Territories of The Commonwealth Of The Northern Mariana Islands, et al. filed.
Mar 12 2021SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, April 26, 2021.
Mar 15 2021Record requested.
Mar 16 2021The record received from the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts is electronic and located on Pacer.
Mar 16 2021The record from the U.S.C.A. is electronic and located on Pacer. The oral argument transcript, has been electronically received and filed.
Mar 24 2021Brief of respondent United States filed.
Mar 30 2021CIRCULATED
Mar 31 2021Brief amicus curiae of Atlantic Richfield Company filed. (Distributed)
Apr 16 2021Reply of petitioner Government of Guam filed. (Distributed)