|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Maine Indian Settlement Acts — consistent with the Supreme Court’s precedents on statutory interpretation and the Indian canons of construction — codify the historical understanding of the Penobscot Nation, the United States, and the state that the Penobscot Reservation encompasses the Main Stem of the Penobscot River.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 03 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 6, 2022)|
|Dec 22 2021||Brief amici curiae of National Congress of American Indians and USET Sovereignty Protection Fund filed.|
|Dec 27 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 6, 2022 to March 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 29 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 7, 2022, for all respondents.|
|Jan 06 2022||Waiver of right of respondents Town of East Millinocket; Guilford-Sangerville Sanitary District; Town of Howland; Town of Lincoln; Lincoln Sanitary District; Town of Mattawamkeag; Town of Millinocket; Veazie Sewer District to respond filed.|
|Jan 06 2022||Brief amicus curiae of The Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission filed. VIDED.|
|Jan 06 2022||Brief amici curiae of Members of the Congressional Native American Caucus filed. VIDED.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
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Here's a two-minute explainer from @katieleebarlow, SCOTUSblog's TikTokker-in-residence, on the pair of vaccine decisions the court just handed down.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court BLOCKS the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces. The court ALLOWS a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.
SCOTUS releases just one opinion today: an 8-1 decision on an arcane question of pension payments for "dual-status military technicians." The court rules in favor of the government's statutory interpretation and against the technicians. Barrett has the opinion; Gorsuch dissents.