|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-389||9th Cir.||Apr 16, 2019||Jun 10, 2019||9-0||Thomas||OT 2018|
Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel on an amicus brief in support of the petitioner in this case.
Holding: Under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, when federal law addresses the relevant issue, state law is not adopted as surrogate federal law on the Outer Continental Shelf.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Thomas on June 10, 2019.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 28 2018||Application (18A20) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 26, 2018 to August 27, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|Jul 05 2018||Application (18A20) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until August 27, 2018.|
|Aug 07 2018||Application (18A20) to extend further the time from August 27, 2018 to September 24, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Aug 08 2018||Application (18A20) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until September 24, 2018.|
|Sep 24 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 26, 2018)|
|Oct 10 2018||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd.|
|Oct 17 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 26, 2018 to November 26, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 19 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 26, 2018.|
|Oct 26 2018||Brief amici curiae of Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas et al. filed.|
|Oct 26 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.|
|Oct 26 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.|
|Nov 26 2018||Brief of respondent Brian Newton in opposition filed.|
|Dec 11 2018||Reply of petitioner Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. filed.|
|Dec 12 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.|
|Jan 07 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.|
|Jan 11 2019||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jan 22 2019||Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Brian Newton|
|Jan 23 2019||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd..|
|Feb 11 2019||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, April 16, 2019|
|Feb 20 2019||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received)|
|Feb 20 2019||Brief of petitioner Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. filed.|
|Feb 27 2019||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Feb 27 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.|
|Feb 27 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.|
|Feb 27 2019||Brief amici curiae of Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC, et al. filed.|
|Mar 20 2019||CIRCULATED|
|Mar 21 2019||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.|
|Mar 22 2019||Brief of respondent Brian Newton filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 27 2019||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Mar 29 2019||Brief amicus curiae of California Applicants' Attorneys Association ("CAAA") filed.|
|Apr 09 2019||Reply of petitioner Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 12 2019||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Apr 16 2019||Argued. For petitioner: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C.; and Christopher G. Michel, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: David C. Frederick, Washington, D. C.|
|Jun 10 2019||Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jul 12 2019||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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