Breaking News

Lujan Claimants v. Boy Scouts of America

Emergency application for stay is denied on Feb. 22, 2024.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
23A741 Bankr. D. Del. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2023

Issue: Whether the court should stay the bankruptcy plan issued by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware because it requires non-consensual, non-debtor third-party releases of claims for sexual abuse against the Boy Scouts of America.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 05 2024Application (23A741) for a stay, submitted to Justice Alito.
Feb 09 2024Brief amicus curiae of Law Professors Ralph Brubaker, David Epstein, George Kuney, David Kuney, Jonathan Lipson, Juliet Moringiello, Chrystin Ondersma and Lawrence Ponoroff filed.
Feb 12 2024Response to application (23A741) requested by Justice Alito, due February 15, 2024, by 5pm (EST).
Feb 15 2024Response to application from respondent Boys Scouts of America, et al. filed.
Feb 15 2024Response to application from respondents Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company, First State Insurance Company, Twin City Fire Insurance Company, and Navigators Specialty Insurance Company filed.
Feb 15 2024Brief amicus curiae of BSA Settlement Trust and Trustee filed.
Feb 15 2024Brief amicus curiae of Claimants represented by Merson Law, PLLC filed.
Feb 15 2024Amicus brief of Florian Gorski, et al. submitted.
Feb 16 2024Order issued by Justice Alito: Upon consideration of the application of counsel for the applicants, and the responses filed thereto, it is ordered that the March 28, 2023 order of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, case No. 1:22-cv-1237, and the consolidated cases, is hereby administratively stayed pending further order of Justice Alito or of the Court.
Feb 20 2024Reply of applicant Lujan Claimants filed.
Feb 22 2024Application (23A741) referred to the Court.
Feb 22 2024Application (23A741) for stay presented to Justice Alito and by him referred to the Court is denied. The order heretofore entered by Justice Alito is vacated.