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Healthcare Distribution Alliance v. James

Petition for certiorari denied on October 4, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1611 2nd Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether the New York Opioid Stewardship Act’s surcharge is a “tax” within the meaning of the Tax Injunction Act, despite having features that other circuits repeatedly have held indicative of a punitive fee.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 17 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 18, 2021)
Jun 03 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 18, 2021 to July 19, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 04 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 19, 2021.
Jun 18 2021Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Jun 18 2021Brief amicus curiae of National Taxpayers Union Foundation filed.
Jul 19 2021Brief of respondents Letitia James et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 03 2021Reply of petitioners Healthcare Distribution Alliance, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.
Oct 04 2021Petition DENIED.