|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-1285||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issue: Whether an educational setting constitutes a child's “then-current educational placement” under 20 U.S.C. § 1415(j) simply because it is the placement listed in an individualized education program drafted by the school district, when the parents objected to the portion of the IEP listing that placement, and the child never actually attended that placement.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 24 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 30, 2017)|
|May 30 2017||Brief of respondent Seattle School District in opposition filed.|
|Jun 06 2017||Reply of petitioners N. E., By and Through His Parents, C. E., et ux., et al. filed.|
|Jun 14 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.|
|Oct 02 2017||Petition DENIED.|
BREAKING: In 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ALLOWS Alabama to execute Alan Miller, whose lethal injection was scheduled for tonight. In a brief shadow-docket order, SCOTUS lifts a lower court's injunction that had blocked the execution. Barrett joins the three liberals in dissent.
JUST IN: By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court DENIES Yeshiva University's emergency request to intervene now in a dispute over whether the university must recognize an LGBTQ student group. Roberts and Kavanaugh join with Sotomayor, Kagan, and Jackson. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/22a184_3ea4.pdf
Two justices worked for Kenneth Starr early in their careers. John Roberts was his deputy when Starr was solicitor general during the George H.W. Bush administration. Brett Kavanaugh clerked for Starr on the D.C. Circuit and was on Starr's team for the Clinton investigation.
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Speaking in Colorado last night, John Roberts announced that members of the public will be allowed to attend oral arguments when the new term starts next month, according to press reports. It will be the first time the Supreme Court will reopen since the start of the pandemic.
Here is Sotomayor's brief order in the clash between Yeshiva University and a student Pride Alliance.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has put on hold a NY state trial court's order that would require Yeshiva University to recognize an LGBTQ student group. In a brief order, Sotomayor stays the lower court's order "pending further order of the undersigned or of the Court."