|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-1420||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 16|
Issue: Whether, in a class action settlement providing injunctive relief not authorized by statute and releasing or impairing the money-damages claims of absent or objecting members, class certification under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(2) and the denial of the right to opt out as to the damages claims violate Rule 23 or the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 15 2016||Application (15A955) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 3, 2016 to May 19, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Mar 16 2016||Application (15A955) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 19, 2016.|
|May 19 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 22, 2016)|
|Jun 16 2016||Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.|
|Jun 22 2016||Waiver of right of respondents LexisNexis Risk and Information Analytics Group, Inc., et al. to respond filed.|
|Jun 22 2016||Waiver of right of respondents Gregory Thomas Berry, Summer Darbonne; Rickey Millen; Shamoon Saeed' Arthur B. Hernandez; Erika Godfrey & Timothy Otten to respond filed.|
|Jul 6 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Jul 21 2016||Response Requested . (Due August 22, 2016)|
|Aug 22 2016||Brief of respondent Gregory Thomas Berry in opposition filed.|
|Aug 22 2016||Brief of respondents LexisNexis Risk and Information Analytics Group, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Sep 7 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Sep 8 2016||Reply of petitioner Adam E. Schulman filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 3 2016||Petition DENIED.|
In yet another Friday night shadow docket order, a divided Supreme Court sides with challengers to California’s COVID-related restrictions. Brief per curiam opinion and dissent from Justice Kagan: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/20a151_4g15.pdf
By vote of 5-4, #SCOTUS blocks California's COVID-related restrictions on in-home prayer meetings and worship. Opinion & Kagan's dissent are here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/20a151_4g15.pdf
President Biden will sign an executive order authorizing a commission to study Supreme Court reform. The commission will review “the length of service and turnover of justices on the court; the membership and size of the court” among other topics.
President Biden to Sign Executive Order Creating the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States | The White House
President Biden will today issue an executive order forming the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, comprised of a
The Supreme Court will hear April and May oral arguments remotely but with a live audio feed.
#SCOTUS confirms that "[i]n keeping with public health guidance in response to COVID-19," it will hear oral arguments in April and on May 4 remotely, as it has for the other argument sessions this term. Press release here: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Media-Advisory-Teleconference-Arguments.pdf
In a Monday evening shadow-docket filing, Tennessee asks the Supreme Court to reinstate a state law that imposes a 48-hour waiting period for patients to abortions. A federal judge struck down the waiting period as unconstitutional. @AHoweBlogger explains:
Tennessee asks court to restore waiting period for abortions - SCOTUSblog
Tennessee filed an emergency request with the Supreme Court on Monday, asking the justices for permission to enforce...
BREAKING: In major copyright battle between tech giants, SCOTUS sides w/ Google over Oracle, finding that Google didnt commit copyright infringement when it reused lines of code in its Android operating system. The code came from Oracle's JAVA SE platform. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/18-956_d18f.pdf
NEW: The Supreme Court agrees to take up one new case, Brown v. Davenport. It's a technical but important question about the standard for federal courts reviewing habeas claims to assess whether constitutional violations were "harmless error." https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/040521zor_3204.pdf
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