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Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Coughlin

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-227 1st Cir. Apr 24, 2023
TBD TBD TBD OT 2022

Issue: Whether the Bankruptcy Code expresses unequivocally Congress’ intent to abrogate the sovereign immunity of Indian tribes.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 08 2022Application (22A23) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 4, 2022 to September 8, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jul 13 2022Application (22A23) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until September 8, 2022.
Sep 08 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 12, 2022)
Oct 04 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 12, 2022 to November 11, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 05 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 14, 2022. See Rule 30.1.
Oct 12 2022Brief amici curiae of Professors of Federal Indian Law filed.
Oct 12 2022Brief amicus curiae of Native American Financial Services Association filed.
Nov 08 2022Brief of respondent Brian W. Coughlin in opposition filed.
Nov 22 2022Reply of petitioners Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, et al. filed.
Nov 30 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/6/2023.
Jan 09 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/13/2023.
Jan 13 2023Petition GRANTED.
Jan 31 2023SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, April 24, 2023.