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Nevada Department of Wildlife v. Smith

Petition granted, judgment vacated and case remanded in light of Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1348 Cal. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether Nevada v. Hall, which permits a sovereign state to be sued in another state’s courts without its consent, should be overruled.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 21 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 25, 2018)
Apr 25 2018Brief amici curiae of State of Indiana and 42 other States filed.
Apr 25 2018Waiver of right of respondent Mark E. Smith to respond filed.
May 01 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 03 2018Response Requested. (Due June 4, 2018)
May 30 2018Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Jun 01 2018Brief of respondent Mark E. Smith in opposition filed.
Jun 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 07 2018Reply of petitioner Nevada Department of Wildlife filed. (Distributed)
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
May 13 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 20 2019Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Franchise Tax Bd. of Cal. v. Hyatt, 587 U. S. ___ (2019).