|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-399||D.C. Cir.||Apr 17, 2017||Jun 23, 2017||7-2||Ginsburg||OT 2016|
Holding: The proper review forum when the Merit Systems Protection Board dismisses a mixed case -- a complaint by an employee of a serious adverse employment action attributable, in whole or in part, to bias based on race, gender, age or disability -- on jurisdictional grounds is district court.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on June 23, 2017. Justice Gorsuch filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Thomas joined.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 27 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 27, 2016)|
|Oct 21 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 28, 2016.|
|Nov 14 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 5, 2016.|
|Dec 05 2016||Brief of respondent Merit Systems Protection Board in opposition filed.|
|Dec 20 2016||Reply of petitioner Anthony W. Perry filed.|
|Dec 21 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.|
|Jan 09 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.|
|Jan 13 2017||Petition GRANTED.|
|Feb 14 2017||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Feb 17 2017||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 17, 2017.|
|Feb 22 2017||Record requested from U.S.C.A. for the D.C. Circuit.|
|Feb 27 2017||Record received from U.S.C.A. for the D.C. Circuit. The record is electronic.|
|Feb 27 2017||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)|
|Feb 27 2017||Brief of petitioner Anthony W. Perry filed.|
|Mar 03 2017||Brief amicus curiae of Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA) filed.|
|Mar 17 2017||Record received from the Merit Systems Protection Board (1 box).|
|Mar 22 2017||CIRCULATED.|
|Mar 29 2017||Brief of respondent Merit Systems Protection Board filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 10 2017||Reply of petitioner Anthony W. Perry filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 17 2017||Argued. For petitioner: Christopher Landau, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Brian H. Fletcher, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.|
|Jun 23 2017||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Gorsuch, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined.|
|Aug 07 2017||Record from the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board has been returned.|
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