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On Wednesday, there is a possibility of opinions at 10:00 a.m.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will first hear oral argument in Monasky v. Taglieri. Click to read our preview from Amy Howe.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will also hear oral argument in McKinney v. Arizona. Click to read our preview from Amy Howe.

Publishers Business Services Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-507 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a district court can award monetary relief under Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, consistent with separation-of-powers principles; and (2) whether a monetary disgorgement award under Section 13(b) of the FTC Act is a penalty and therefore outside a district court’s inherent equity powers.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 30 2019Application (19A255) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 17, 2019 to October 18, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 05 2019Application (19A255) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until October 18, 2019.
Oct 18 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 18, 2019)
Nov 13 2019Brief amicus curiae of Cause of Action Institute filed. VIDED
Nov 18 2019Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. VIDED.
Nov 18 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 18, 2019 to December 18, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 19 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 18, 2019.
 
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