|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1348||D.C. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issues: (1) Whether the phrase “prescribed by the law of the State” in 18 U.S.C. § 3596(a) includes those procedures that state law requires state officials to establish; (2) whether a court may uphold an agency rule based on an interpretation the agency never advanced when formulating the rule and specifically disclaimed when defending it; and (3) whether a protocol that dictates the manner in which a prisoner will be executed is a “procedural rule” exempt from notice and comment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 05 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 9, 2020)|
|Jun 10 2020||Application (19A1050) for a stay of mandate pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Jun 11 2020||Response to application (19A1050) requested by The Chief Justice, due Wednesday, June 17, by 3 p.m.|
|Jun 15 2020||Response of Barr, William P., et al. to application not accepted for filing. (June 15, 2020)|
|Jun 15 2020||Response to application from respondents Barr, Att'y Gen., et al. filed.|
|Jun 17 2020||Reply of applicant James H. Roane, Jr., et al. filed.|
|Jun 17 2020||Motion to expedite consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari filed by petitioners James H. Roane, Jr., et al.|
|Jun 18 2020||The motion to expedite consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. Respondents are directed to file a response to the petition on or before 5 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2020. Petitioners may file a reply brief on or before 5 p.m., Monday, June 22, 2020. Amicus curiae briefs may be filed on or before 5 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2020.|
|Jun 19 2020||Brief of respondents William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al. in opposition filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 19 2020||Brief amici curiae of Administrative Law Scholars filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 22 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.|
|Jun 22 2020||Reply of petitioner Alfred Bourgeois, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 29 2020||Application (19A1050) referred to the Court.|
|Jun 29 2020||Petition DENIED. Justice Ginsburg and Justice Sotomayor would grant the petition for a writ of certiorari.|
|Jun 29 2020||Application (19A1050) denied by the Court. Justice Ginsburg and Justice Sotomayor would grant the application for stay.|
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