|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-136||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: Whether, or in what circumstances, a cy pres remedy that provides no direct relief to class members comports with the requirement of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(e)(2) that a settlement that binds class members must be “fair, reasonable, and adequate.”
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 17 2013||Application (12A1112) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 27, 2013 to July 26, 2013, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|May 24 2013||Application (12A1112) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until July 26, 2013.|
|Jul 26 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 30, 2013)|
|Aug 27 2013||Brief of respondents Sean Lane, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Aug 27 2013||Brief of respondent Facebook, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Aug 28 2013||Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.|
|Aug 29 2013||Brief of respondent Ginger McCall's filed.|
|Sep 10 2013||Reply of petitioner Megan Marek filed.|
|Sep 18 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.|
|Oct 15 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 18, 2013.|
|Oct 28 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 1, 2013.|
|Nov 4 2013||Petition DENIED Statement of Chief Justice respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
Today at SCOTUS: The justices meet privately for their annual "long conference" to review cert petitions that have rolled in over the summer. They'll also likely discuss the status of the Dobbs leak investigation and whether to continue live audio of oral arguments this term.
BREAKING: In 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ALLOWS Alabama to execute Alan Miller, whose lethal injection was scheduled for tonight. In a brief shadow-docket order, SCOTUS lifts a lower court's injunction that had blocked the execution. Barrett joins the three liberals in dissent.
JUST IN: By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court DENIES Yeshiva University's emergency request to intervene now in a dispute over whether the university must recognize an LGBTQ student group. Roberts and Kavanaugh join with Sotomayor, Kagan, and Jackson. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/22a184_3ea4.pdf
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On today's SCOTUStalk episode @marinklevy joins to talk new-justice history, including the time Earl Warren rushed across the country to take his seat and showed up with the wrong type of robes.
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