|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit erred in deferring to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s “interpretation of its own precedent” in the absence of a reasoned explanation for departing from the standards embodied in those precedents.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 06 2022||Application (21A844) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 26, 2022 to July 26, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Jun 23 2022||Application (21A844) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 26, 2022.|
|Jul 26 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 29, 2022)|
|Aug 22 2022||Motion of the Solicitor General to extend the time to file a response from August 29, 2022 to September 28, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Aug 22 2022||Motion of Phillips 66 Pipeline LLC, et al. to extend the time to file a response from August 29, 2022 to September 28, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Aug 23 2022||The motions to extend the time to file responses are granted and the time is extended to and including September 28, 2022, for all respondents.|
|Aug 29 2022||Brief amici curiae of Oklahoma, et al. filed.|
|Sep 20 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 28, 2022 to October 28, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 21 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including October 28, 2022, for all respondents.|
|Oct 28 2022||Brief of Phillips 66 Pipeline LLC and Phillips 66 Company in opposition not accepted for filing. (October 31, 2022)|
|Oct 28 2022||Brief of respondents Phillips 66 Pipeline LLC and Phillips 66 Company in opposition filed.|
|Oct 28 2022||Brief of respondent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in opposition filed.|
|Nov 10 2022||Reply of petitioner NGL Supply Wholesale, L.L.C. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 15 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/2/2022.|
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
SCOTUS has agreed to hear a dispute between Jack Daniel's and a company that makes squeaking "Bad Spaniels" dog toys. The case will have implications for the tension between parody & intellectual property. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zr_e1p3.pdf
In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf
JUST IN: The Supreme Court DENIES Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward's bid to block the Jan. 6 committee from reviewing her phone records. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent from the court's brief, unexplained order denying Ward's request.
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