|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-908||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issues: (1) Whether the Federal Housing Finance Authority’s structure violates separation of powers and, if so, whether its conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must be set aside; and (2) whether quiet title actions by FHFA, asserting that a state law foreclosure failed to extinguish the agency’s property interests, are contract claims for purposes of 12 U.S.C. § 4617(b)(12).
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 31 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2021)|
|Jan 29 2021||Waiver of United States of right to respond not accepted for filing. (March 24, 2021 - Waiver was filed in error)|
|Feb 03 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to respond filed.|
|Feb 10 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/26/2021.|
|Feb 18 2021||Response Requested. (Due March 22, 2021)|
|Mar 22 2021||Brief of respondents Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Apr 06 2021||Reply of petitioner SFR Investments Pool 1, LLC filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 07 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.|
|Apr 26 2021||Petition DENIED.|
Experts continue to analyze last week's Fulton decision. Here are the final pieces in our symposium.
Thomas Berg & Douglas Laycock on the future of free-exercise challenges: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/protecting-free-exercise-under-smith-and-after-smith/
Holly Hollman on the ruling's many unresolved questions: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/court-requires-religious-exemption-but-leaves-many-questions-unanswered/
The first two pieces in our symposium on yesterday's decision in Fulton v. Philadelphia are up. First, @JimOleske dissects the decision in light of the court's shadow-docket ruling in Tandon v. Newsom, which took a very different approach to free exercise.
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After the Supreme Court handed down three opinions this morning, 12 cases remain outstanding for this term. They include voting rights, student free speech, and anonymous donors. We expect more opinions on Wednesday, June 23 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
We will open the live blog at 9:45.
The third and final opinion of the day is in U.S. v. Arthrex. In a fragmented decision, the court holds that the appointment of administrative patent judges violated the Constitution’s appointments clause because they are not “inferior” officers. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-1434_ancf.pdf
NEW: In a victory for college athletes, SCOTUS unanimously invalidates a portion of the NCAA's "amateurism" rules. The court says the NCAA can no longer bar colleges from providing athletes with education-related benefits such as free laptops or paid post-graduate internships.
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