|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-725||W.D. Wash.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2021|
Issue: Whether a non-frivolous appeal of a denial of a motion to compel arbitration divests district courts of jurisdiction, causing proceedings to be stayed automatically, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd, 4th, 7th, 10th and 11th Circuits have held, or whether the appealing party has to satisfy the traditional discretionary test for a stay, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 5th and 9th Circuits have held.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 12 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 16, 2021)|
|Nov 12 2021||Application (21A160) for a stay pending disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Nov 12 2021||Motion to expedite consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari filed by petitioner.|
|Nov 19 2021||Letter of applicant received.|
|Nov 23 2021||Letter of applicant received.|
|Nov 23 2021||Joint stipulation to dismiss the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 46.1 filed.|
|Nov 23 2021||Application (21A160) withdrawn.|
|Dec 01 2021||Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.|
Today at SCOTUS: The final two arguments of 2021, and they're both biggies. One case involves a state's refusal to provide funds to religious schools. The other involves the right to an effective lawyer -- and what happens post-conviction if that right was potentially violated.
Today at SCOTUS: One argument in a case about what counts as a "crime of violence" under a federal statute. Specifically, if a person attempts to commit robbery but doesn't succeed, is the attempt itself a violent crime? Our preview from @jamesromoser:
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JUST IN: The court says it will continue its current COVID protocols for oral arguments in January and February. The court will continue to provide a live audio stream of all arguments, and the courtroom will remain closed to the public.
A relatively humdrum Monday-morning order list today. No new cases added to the court's docket. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/120621zor_7lio.pdf
#SCOTUS releases orders from last week's conference, but no new grants today. Here's the full list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/120621zor_7lio.pdf
Today at SCOTUS: At 9:30 a.m. EST, the court will release orders from Friday's private conference. Then, starting at 10 a.m., the court will hear arguments in two cases -- one involving immigration and the other involving the management of employee retirement plans.
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks - SCOTUSblog
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