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LeDure v. Union Pacific Railroad Company

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-807 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issue: Whether a locomotive is in use on a railroad’s line and subject to the Locomotive Inspection Act and its safety regulations when its train makes a temporary stop in a railyard as part of its unitary journey in interstate commerce, or whether such use does not resume until the locomotive has left the yard as part of a fully assembled train, as held by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit below, contrary to the decisions of the Supreme Court and other circuits.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 10 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 14, 2021)
Dec 28 2020Brief amici curiae of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail Transportation Workers, et al. filed.
Jan 10 2021Certificate of service filed with respect to amici curiae brief of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail Transportation Workers, et al..
Jan 10 2021Certificate of compliance filed with respect to brief amici curiae brief of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail Transportation Workers, et al. .
Jan 27 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Feb 01 2021Waiver of right of respondent Union Pacific Railroad Company to respond filed.
Feb 08 2021Response Requested. (Due March 10, 2021)
Mar 02 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 10, 2021 to April 9, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 03 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 9, 2021.
Apr 09 2021Brief of respondent Union Pacific Railroad Company in opposition filed.
Apr 23 2021Reply of petitioner Bradley LeDure filed. (Distributed)
Apr 27 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/13/2021.
May 17 2021The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration of this petition.
Nov 09 2021Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Nov 23 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/10/2021.
Dec 15 2021Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.