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The Supreme Court will release orders from the March 22 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in PDR Network, LLC v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic Inc.; Christopher Walker has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in The Dutra Group v. Batterton; Joel Goldstein has our preview.

Louisiana Public Service Commission v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Petition for certiorari denied on May 13, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-852 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) may refuse to examine the unduly discriminatory consequences of a wholly owned company’s withdrawal from a FERC imposed remedy adopted to eliminate undue discrimination on the facilities owned by six of Entergy’s subsidiary operating companies that serve customers in four states, but which are operated as a single integrated system, based solely on a provision of the Entergy affiliate tariff that permits withdrawal.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 9 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 11, 2013)
Feb 6 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 13, 2013, for all respondents.
Mar 12 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 12, 2013, for all respondents.
Mar 13 2013Brief of respondents Entergy Services, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 11 2013Brief of respondent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in opposition filed.
Apr 16 2013Reply of petitioner Louisiana Public Service Commission filed.
Apr 23 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 9, 2013.
May 13 2013Petition DENIED.
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