|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-5726||11th Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2021|
Issue: Whether Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(1) authorizes relief based on a district court’s error of law.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 16 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due October 20, 2021)|
|Oct 12 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 20, 2021 to November 19, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 13 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 19, 2021.|
|Nov 12 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 19, 2021 to December 3, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Nov 15 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including December 3, 2021.|
|Dec 03 2021||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Dec 07 2021||Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under 15.5 filed.|
|Dec 09 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.|
|Dec 09 2021||Reply of petitioner Dexter Earl Kemp filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 10 2022||Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.|
Here's today's order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/011822zor_5iel.pdf
The court doesn't add any new cases to its docket, and takes no action on major pending petitions involving affirmative action in higher education & religious objections to nondiscrimination laws meant to protect LGBTQ people.
As she did last week, Sonia Sotomayor will participate in this week's arguments remotely, SCOTUS says. @NinaTotenberg reported this morning that Sotomayor's decision is the result of Neil Gorsuch's refusal to wear a mask on the bench. All other justices have agreed to wear masks.
Today at SCOTUS: The court will release orders on pending petitions at 9:30 a.m., followed by two oral arguments starting at 10 -- one on a First Amendment spat over a Boston flag policy; the other on a family's quest to reclaim an Impressionist painting taken in WWII by Nazis.
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Suprem...