Issue: Whether Washington state’s denial of port access to ship Montana and Wyoming coal to foreign markets violates the commerce clause. CVSG: 5/25/2021.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 21 2020||Motion for leave to file a bill of complaint filed.|
|Mar 06 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 24, 2020 to May 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 10 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted, and the time is extended to and including May 8, 2020.|
|Mar 20 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The National Mining Association and The National Association of Manufacturers filed.|
|Mar 24 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Kentucky, et al. filed.|
|Apr 16 2020||Motion to further extend the time to file a response from May 8, 2020 to June 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 20 2020||Motion to further extend the time to file a response is granted, and the time is extended to and including June 8, 2020.|
|Jun 08 2020||Brief of defendant Washington in opposition filed.|
|Jun 22 2020||Reply of plaintiffs Montana and Wyoming filed.|
|Jun 24 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Oct 05 2020||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 25 2021||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 07 2021||Supplemental brief of plaintiffs Montana and Wyoming filed.|
|Jun 08 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.|
|Jun 28 2021||Motion for leave to file a bill of complaint DENIED. Justice Thomas and Justice Alito would grant the motion.|
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