|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-492||4th Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2017|
Issue: Whether bankruptcy courts should apply a federal rule of decision (as five circuits have held) or a state law rule of decision (as two circuits have held, expressly acknowledging a split of authority) when deciding to recharacterize a debt claim in bankruptcy as a capital contribution.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 11 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 14, 2016)|
|Oct 19 2016||Waiver of right of respondent Eric M. Levin, et al. to respond filed.|
|Nov 02 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.|
|Nov 07 2016||Response Requested. (Due December 7, 2016)|
|Dec 02 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 14, 2016.|
|Dec 14 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 14, 2017.|
|Feb 16 2017||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 28, 2017.|
|Feb 28 2017||Brief of respondents Eric M. Levin, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 14 2017||Reply of petitioner PEM Entities LLC filed.|
|Mar 15 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 31, 2017.|
|Mar 27 2017||Rescheduled.|
|Jun 06 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.|
|Jun 26 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2017.|
|Jun 27 2017||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jul 21 2017||Motion to confirm party status of Province Grande Olde Liberty, LLC filed by petitioners and counsel for Province Grande Olde Liberty, LLC.|
|Jul 24 2017||Responses or objections to the motion to confirm party status shall be filed with this Court and served upon counsel on or before August 4, 2017.|
|Jul 27 2017||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 11, 2017.|
|Aug 10 2017||The petition for a writ of certiorari is DISMISSED as improvidently granted.|
|Aug 10 2017||Joint motion to confirm party status of PEM Entities LLC and Province Grande Olde Liberty, LLC is DISMISSED as moot.|
|Oct 25 2017||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
NEW shadow-docket case: New York landlords ask SCOTUS for an emergency order to prevent the state from continuing to enforce its COVID-related eviction moratorium. They say the moratorium "runs roughshod" over their constitutional rights.
Filing here: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/21A8-1.pdf
New on the shadow docket: Florida seeks an emergency order blocking CDC policies that substantially limit cruise ships from sailing.
Florida asks #SCOTUS to block, pending appeal, CDC restrictions imposed on cruise industry b/c of COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/21A5.pdf
NEW: Mississippi formally asks the Supreme Court to overturn its landmark abortion case, Roe v. Wade, in latest court filing. https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/19/19-1392/184703/20210722161332385_19-1392BriefForPetitioners.pdf
Biden’s SCOTUS reform commission met yesterday and discussed several reform ideas including adding justices and adopting a formal code of ethics.
Term limits emerged as a popular idea. But how to implement it — via statute or constitutional amendment?
Term limits emerge as popular proposal at latest meeting of court-reform commission - SCOTUSblog
The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court reconvened on Tuesday to hear from a new set of experts on vari...
I really enjoyed getting to chat with the incomparable @AHoweBlogger about (1) why #SCOTUS's "shadow docket" *is* a big deal; (2) why it's so hard to figure out how to include it in broader assessments of the Justices' work; and (3) some possible ways to include it going forward. https://twitter.com/SCOTUSblog/status/1417545384314949635
How do you solve a problem like the shadow docket? @steve_vladeck has some thoughts and shared them with @AHoweBlogger in the latest SCOTUStalk.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.