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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Poole v. New York State Citizens’ Coalition for Children

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-574 2nd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980’s criteria for partial federal reimbursement unambiguously confer on foster parents a private right of action to compel states to cover the costs of all the eligible expenses for eligible children identified in the CWA.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 30 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 2, 2019)
Nov 21 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 2, 2019 to January 2, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 22 2019Response to motion for an extension of time from petitioner Sheila Poole filed.
Nov 22 2019Reply in support of motion filed.
Nov 22 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 2, 2020.
Dec 02 2019Brief amicus curiae of State of Connecticut filed.
Jan 02 2020Brief of respondent New York State Citizens' Coalition for Children in opposition filed.
Jan 02 2020Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under Rule 15.5 filed.
Jan 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/24/2020.
Jan 09 2020Reply of petitioner Sheila Poole filed. (Distributed)
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