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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

McKeever v. Barr

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-307 D.C. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether district courts have inherent authority to release grand jury materials in extraordinary circumstances, such as when the case is historically significant and the public interest strongly favors disclosure.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 05 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 7, 2019)
Oct 02 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 7, 2019 to November 6, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 03 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 6, 2019.
Oct 07 2019Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Oct 28 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 6, 2019 to November 22, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 29 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 22, 2019.
Nov 22 2019Brief of respondent William P. Barr, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Dec 10 2019Reply of petitioner Stuart A. McKeever filed.
Dec 11 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.
Jan 13 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.
 
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