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North Carolina v. Alcoa Power Generating, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on February 20, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-683 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit erred by holding that sovereign title to submerged lands in the original thirteen states depends on federal law instead of state law; and (2) whether the lower court erred by exercising removal jurisdiction over North Carolina's state-law claim without considering the disruption to the federal state balance as required by Gunn v. Minton.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 16 2017Application (17A195) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 7, 2017 to November 6, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Aug 28 2017Application (17A195) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until November 6, 2017.
Nov 06 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 8, 2017)
Nov 16 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 8, 2017 to January 7, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 22 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 8, 2018
Dec 08 2017Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Dec 08 2017Brief amici curiae of American Whitewater, North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Yadkin Riverkeeper, Inc. filed.
Jan 08 2018Brief of respondent Cube Yadkin Generation LLC in opposition filed.
Jan 24 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/16/2018.
Jan 24 2018Reply of petitioner North Carolina filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2018Petition DENIED.