|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-136||Fed. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred by looking beyond the claims to the patent specification to assess patent eligibility.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 26 2017||Application (16A1166) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 7, 2017 to July 24, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|May 30 2017||Application (16A1166) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 24, 2017.|
|Jul 24 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 28, 2017)|
|Aug 22 2017||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 12, 2017.|
|Oct 12 2017||Brief of respondent Amdocs (Israel) Ltd. in opposition filed.|
|Oct 31 2017||Reply of petitioners Openet Telecom, et al. filed.|
|Nov 01 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/21/2017.|
|Nov 27 2017||Petition DENIED.|
NEW: SCOTUS adds one new case to its docket for next term: Hemphill v. New York, a criminal-procedure case about the interaction between hearsay rules and the right of defendants to confront witnesses against them. Still no action on major petitions involving guns and abortion.
The court will release orders at 9:30 a.m. EDT followed by oral argument in two cases.
First, whether Alaska Native regional and village corporations are “Indian Tribes” for purposes of CARES Act Covid-related relief.
By @StanfordLaw’s Gregory Ablavsky.
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It's official: In the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, our readers have chosen CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN as the greatest justice in history. The author of Brown v. Board, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona defeated top-seeded John Marshall in the final round.
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/04/the-great-chief-and-the-super-chief-a-final-showdown-in-supreme-court-march-madness/
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NEW: The Supreme Court will issue opinion(s?) next Thursday April 22. We’re still waiting on decisions in the ACA case and Fulton v. City of Philadelphia about religious liberty and LGBT rights.
Four Democrats unveiled legislation today to expand the size of the Supreme Court from nine justices to 13 -- but Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate quickly threw cold water on the proposal.
Here's our report from @jamesromoser:
Bill to enlarge the Supreme Court faces dim prospects in Congress - SCOTUSblog
Four congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court from ...
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