Louisiana ex rel. Ballay v. BP Exploration & Production, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 20, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1424 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether, in enacting the Clean Water Act, Congress intended to strip the states of the ability to punish harm to their wildlife resulting from oil spills.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 23 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 27, 2014)
Jun 10 2014Waiver of right of respondent Cameron International Corporation to respond filed.
Jun 24 2014Waiver of right of respondent Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. to respond filed.
Jun 25 2014Waiver of right of respondents MOEX Offshore 2007, LLC, and MOEX USA Corporation to respond filed.
Jun 25 2014Waiver of right of respondent MJ-I Swaco to respond filed.
Jun 26 2014Waiver of right of respondents BP America Production Company, et al. to respond filed.
Jun 27 2014Waiver of right of respondents Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. Transocean Deepwater Inc., Transocean Holdings LLC, Triton Asset Leasing Gmbh to respond filed.
Jul 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Aug 7 2014Response Requested . (Due September 8, 2014)
Sep 9 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 15, 2014, for all respondents.
Sep 15 2014Brief of respondents Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. Transocean Deepwater Inc., Transocean Holdings LLC, Triton Asset Leasing Gmbh in opposition filed.
Sep 15 2014Brief of respondents Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Anadarko E&P LP in opposition filed.
Sep 15 2014Brief of respondents BP and Moex Respondents in opposition filed.
Sep 15 2014Brief of respondent Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. in opposition filed.
Sep 15 2014Brief of respondent Cameron International Corporation in opposition filed.
Sep 15 2014Brief of respondent M-I.L.L.C. in opposition filed.
Oct 1 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 17, 2014.
Oct 20 2014Petition DENIED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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