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Ross v. National Urban League

Application for stay granted on Oct. 13, 2020. Justice Sotomayor dissents.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20A62 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should stay, pending appeal, an order by a federal district court in California requiring the 2020 census count to continue through Oct. 31, 2020, in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 07 2020Application (20A62) for a stay, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Oct 08 2020Response to application (20A62) requested by Justice Kagan, due Saturday, October 10, 2020, by 10 a.m. ET.
Oct 10 2020Response to application from respondents National Urban League, et al. filed.
Oct 10 2020Reply of applicants Wilbur Ross, et al. filed.
Oct 13 2020Application (20A62) referred to the Court.
Oct 13 2020Application (20A62) granted by the Court. The application for stay presented to JUSTICE KAGAN and by her referred to the Court is granted. The district court’s September 24, 2020 order granting a preliminary injunction is stayed pending disposition of the appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, if such writ is timely sought. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the sending down of the judgment of this Court. JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR, dissenting from grant of stay.(Detached Opinion).