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Ortiz-Diaz v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1735 1st Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether Congress has power under the Commerce Clause to criminalize cockfighting on the island of Puerto Rico.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 11 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 19, 2021)
Jun 24 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 19, 2021 to August 18, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 25 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 18, 2021.
Jul 08 2021Brief amicus curiae of Professor Jeffrey C. Tuomala filed.
Jul 12 2021Brief amicus curiae of Commonwealth of Puerto Rico filed.
Jul 15 2021Brief amici curiae of The Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Jul 19 2021Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Justice Center filed.
Jul 19 2021Brief amicus curiae of The Puerto Rico Institute for Economic Liberty filed.
Jul 19 2021Brief amicus curiae of Hon. Rafael Hernandez-Montanez in his Official Capacity as Speaker of the P.R. House of Representatives filed.
Jul 19 2021Amicus brief of Senate of Puerto Rico submitted.