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Public Watchdogs v. Southern California Edison Company

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1676 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Hobbs Act deprives a federal district court of subject matter jurisdiction over state law and Price-Anderson Act claims asserted by a private actor against private party Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensees, on the ground such claims are “ancillary or incidental to” an NRC final order.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 28 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 2, 2021)
Jun 08 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Public Watchdogs, A California 501(C)(3) Corporation
Jun 16 2021Waiver of right of respondent Southern California Edison Company, SanDiego Gas & Electric Company, and Sempra Energy to respond filed.
Jul 01 2021Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Jul 01 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Environmental Advocacy Clinic at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.
Jul 14 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.
Aug 02 2021Response Requested. (Due September 1, 2021)
Aug 25 2021Motion of the Acting Solicitor General to extend the time to file a response from September 1, 2021 to October 1, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 25 2021Motion of Southern California Edison Company, et al. to extend the time to file a response from September 1, 2021 to October 1, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 26 2021The motions to extend the time to file a response are granted and the time is extended to and including October 1, 2021, for all respondents.