|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether state-law tort claims that arise out of the uniquely federal sphere of the military’s combat operations are preempted by the interests embodied in the Federal Tort Claims Act’s combatant-activities exception.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 19 2021||Application (21A95) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 7, 2021 to December 8, 2021, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.|
|Oct 22 2021||Application (21A95) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until December 8, 2021.|
|Dec 08 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 10, 2022)|
|Jan 03 2022||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc.|
|Jan 07 2022||Waiver of right of respondent Jessica T. Badilla, et al. to respond filed.|
|Jan 10 2022||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Professional Services Council.|
|Jan 10 2022||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Suprem...
Here's a two-minute explainer from @katieleebarlow, SCOTUSblog's TikTokker-in-residence, on the pair of vaccine decisions the court just handed down.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court BLOCKS the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces. The court ALLOWS a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.
SCOTUS releases just one opinion today: an 8-1 decision on an arcane question of pension payments for "dual-status military technicians." The court rules in favor of the government's statutory interpretation and against the technicians. Barrett has the opinion; Gorsuch dissents.