|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-857||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issues: (1) Whether the plaintiff in a derivative action, brought under diversity jurisdiction, must plead and prove the adequacy of its derivative demand letter as part of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23.1’s pleading requirements and whether the court must apply the law of the state of incorporation to determine the letter’s adequacy; and (2) whether a de-novo or an abuse-of-discretion standard applies to the review of dismissals of derivative actions under Rule 23.1.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 22 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 28, 2021)|
|Feb 10 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/26/2021.|
|Mar 01 2021||Petition DENIED.|
The Senate has advanced Biden's nomination of Elizabeth Prelogar to be solicitor general, the top lawyer who represents the administration at the Supreme Court.
Final confirmation vote expected tomorrow. Just in time for Prelogar to argue on Monday in the Texas abortion case?
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A week from today, the Supreme Court will hear argument on the scope of the Second Amendment's right to bear arms. It's a case that could ultimately determine the fate of many gun-control measures around the country. Here's our preview, from @AHoweBlogger:
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The court has rescheduled oral argument in Shinn v. Ramirez, an important case involving habeas rights and the death penalty, for Dec. 8.
#SCOTUS also issues revised December argument calendar, adding Shinn v. Ramirez (moved to December from November to accommodate Texas cases) on Dec. 8: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/10-26-21-Amended-DEC-2021-Monthly-Argument-Session-Calendar.pdf
#SCOTUS issues order on divided argument in next week's Texas abortion cases, allows Texas to file one consolidated (but oversized) brief for both cases: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/102621zr_o7jp.pdf
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