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Lech v. Jackson

Petition for certiorari denied on June 29, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1123 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether there is a categorical exception to the just compensation clause when the government takes property while acting pursuant to its police power.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 11 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 15, 2020)
Apr 06 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 15, 2020 to June 3, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 08 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 3, 2020.
Apr 14 2020Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Apr 15 2020Brief amici curiae of The Cato Institute and Professor Ilya Somin filed.
Apr 15 2020Brief amicus curiae of Onwers' Counsel of America filed.
Jun 03 2020Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioners.
Jun 03 2020Brief of respondents The City of Greenwood Village, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 08 2020Reply of petitioners Leo Lech, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.
Jun 29 2020Petition DENIED.
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