|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-515||6th Cir.||Dec 2, 2013||May 27, 2014||5-4||Kagan||OT 2013|
Holding: Michigan's suit against the Bay Mills Indian Community to enjoin the tribe from operating a gaming facility on non-Indian lands is barred by tribal sovereign immunity.
Judgment: Affirmed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on May 27, 2014. Justice Sotomayor filed a concurring opinion. Justice Scalia filed a dissenting opinion. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Scalia, Justice Ginsburg, and Justice Alito joined. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 23 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 26, 2012)|
|Nov 3 2012||Waiver of right of respondent Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians to respond filed.|
|Nov 26 2012||Brief of respondent Bay Mills Indian Community in opposition filed.|
|Dec 6 2012||Reply of petitioner Michigan filed.|
|Dec 12 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.|
|Jan 7 2013||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 14 2013||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|May 24 2013||Supplemental brief of petitioner Michigan filed.|
|May 28 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 13, 2013.|
|Jun 17 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.|
|Jun 24 2013||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jul 26 2013||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 30, 2013.|
|Jul 26 2013||The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 24, 2013.|
|Aug 30 2013||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)|
|Aug 30 2013||Brief of petitioner Michigan filed.|
|Sep 6 2013||Brief amicus curiae of State of Oklahoma filed.|
|Sep 6 2013||Brief amici curiae of Alabama, et al. filed.|
|Sep 17 2013||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, December 2, 2013.|
|Sep 17 2013||CIRCULATED|
|Sep 19 2013||Record from U.S.C.A. for 6th Circuit is electronic (Not on PACER).|
|Sep 19 2013||Record from U.S.D.C. for Western District of Michigan is electronic and located on PACER.|
|Oct 17 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.|
|Oct 22 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Oct 24 2013||Brief of respondent Bay Mills Indian Community filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 24 2013||Letter proposing a lodging of a copy of arguments and decision in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in Chadick v. Duncan, No.15,317 (D.C. March 2, 1894) received from counsel for the respondent. (Distributed)|
|Oct 31 2013||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 31 2013||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Oct 31 2013||Brief amici curiae of National Congress of American Indians, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 31 2013||Brief amici curiae of Seminole Tribe of Florida, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 31 2013||Brief amici curiae of Scholars of American Indian Law filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 5 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from respondent Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.|
|Nov 18 2013||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Nov 22 2013||Reply of petitioner Michigan filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 2 2013||Argued. For petitioner: John J. Bursch, Michigan Solicitor General, Lansing, Mich. For respondents: Neal Kumar Katyal, Washington, D. C.; and Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)|
|May 27 2014||Judgment is affirmed and case remanded. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Scalia, Ginsburg, and Alito, JJ., joined. Ginsburg, J., filed a dissenting opinion.|
|Jun 30 2014||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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