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Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-7 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether the vesting of substantial executive authority in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an independent agency led by a single director, violates the separation of powers; and (2) whether, if the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is found unconstitutional on the basis of the separation of powers, 12 U.S.C. §5491(c)(3) can be severed from the Dodd-Frank Act.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 28 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 29, 2019)
Jul 12 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Seila Law LLC.
Jul 24 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 29, 2019 to August 28, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 25 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 28, 2019.
Jul 29 2019Brief amici curiae of Separation of Powers Scholars filed.
Jul 29 2019Brief amici curiae of States of Texas, et al. filed. (Aug. 6, 2019)(Corrected version submitted)
Jul 29 2019Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Jul 29 2019Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Jul 29 2019Brief amici curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Jul 29 2019Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Jul 29 2019Brief amicus curiae of Landmark Legal Foundation filed.
Aug 15 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 28, 2019 to September 18, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 16 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including September 18, 2019.
Sep 17 2019Brief of respondent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed.
Sep 17 2019Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Sep 18 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/11/2019.
Oct 04 2019Motion of United States House of Representatives for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae out of time filed. (Distributed)
Oct 04 2019Reply of petitioner Seila Law LLC filed. (Distributed)
Oct 10 2019Motion of Alan B. Morrison for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae out of time filed.
Oct 15 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/18/2019.
Oct 18 2019Motion of United States House of Representatives for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae out of time GRANTED.
Oct 18 2019Motion of Alan B. Morrison for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae out of time GRANTED.
Oct 18 2019Petition GRANTED. In addition to the question presented by the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: If the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is found unconstitutional on the basis of the separation of powers, can 12 U.S.C. §5491(c)(3) be severed from the Dodd-Frank Act?.
Oct 22 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Seila Law LLC.
Oct 23 2019Paul D. Clement, Esquire, of Washington, D.C., is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below on the question presented by the petition.
Oct 28 2019Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Oct 28 2019Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Oct 30 2019Amicus curiae briefs, on both or either question being brief in this case, shall be filed within 7 days after the party supported files its brief on the question presented by the petition.
Oct 30 2019Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix, petitioner's brief on the merits, and respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 9, 2019. The time to file the brief on the merits of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below on the question presented by the petition is extended to and including January 15, 2020.
 
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