|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Seventh Amendment allows the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to reverse a jury verdict based on a sua sponte new claim construction of a term the district court concluded was not a term of art and construed to have its plain and ordinary meaning; where the Federal Circuit’s sua sponte claim construction essentially recasts a specific infringement factual question, previously decided by the jury, as a claim construction issue, to be decided de novo by the appellate court.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 16 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 22, 2021)|
|Sep 30 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Daktronics, Inc., et al. to respond filed.|
|Oct 06 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/29/2021.|
|Oct 12 2021||Response Requested. (Due November 12, 2021)|
|Nov 12 2021||Brief of respondents Daktronics, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 29 2021||Reply of petitioner Olaf Sööt Design, LLC filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 01 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.|
|Jan 10 2022||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Suprem...
Here's a two-minute explainer from @katieleebarlow, SCOTUSblog's TikTokker-in-residence, on the pair of vaccine decisions the court just handed down.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court BLOCKS the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces. The court ALLOWS a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.
SCOTUS releases just one opinion today: an 8-1 decision on an arcane question of pension payments for "dual-status military technicians." The court rules in favor of the government's statutory interpretation and against the technicians. Barrett has the opinion; Gorsuch dissents.