|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-1045||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 16|
Issue: Whether the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, a statewide agency located in the capital and unambiguously treated as an arm of the state by Pennsylvania, is an arm of Pennsylvania for purposes of federal law, or is instead an “independent political subdivision” as determined by the Fourth Circuit and its multifactor balancing test. CVSG: 12/06/2016.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 16 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 21, 2016)|
|Mar 7 2016||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner. (VIDED)|
|Mar 10 2016||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.|
|Mar 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 13, AFL-CIO filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 21 2016||Brief amici curiae of Relators Dr. Christian Kreipke and Michael Willette filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Timothy Reese, Pennsylvania State Treasurer filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 21 2016||Brief amici curiae of The Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 21 2016||Brief amici curiae of Temple University, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 21 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 21 2016||Brief of respondent Jon H. Oberg in opposition filed.|
|Apr 5 2016||Reply of petitioner PA Higher Education Assistance Agency filed.|
|Apr 6 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 22, 2016.|
|Apr 26 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.|
|May 16 2016||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|Dec 6 2016||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 20 2016||Supplemental brief of petitioner Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 21 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.|
|Jan 9 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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