|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-441||4th Cir.||Apr 18, 2022||Jun 6, 2022||9-0||Sotomayor||OT 2021|
Holding: Congress’ enactment of a significant fee increase that exempted debtors in two states violated the uniformity requirement of the bankruptcy clause.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on June 6, 2022.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 20 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 22, 2021)|
|Oct 12 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 22, 2021 to November 22, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 13 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 22, 2021.|
|Nov 04 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 22, 2021 to December 8, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Nov 05 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including December 8, 2021.|
|Dec 08 2021||Brief of respondent John P. Fitzgerald, III, Acting United States Trustee for Region 4 in opposition filed.|
|Dec 09 2021||Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under 15.5 filed.|
|Dec 15 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.|
|Jan 10 2022||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jan 31 2022||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Alfred H. Siegel, Trustee of the Circuit City Stores, Inc. Liquidating Trust.|
|Feb 22 2022||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.|
|Feb 24 2022||Brief of petitioner Alfred H. Siegel, Trustee of the Circuit City Stores, Inc. Liquidating Trust filed.|
|Feb 28 2022||Brief amici curiae of Acadiana Management Group, LLC, et al. filed.|
|Mar 03 2022||Brief amicus curiae of MF Global Holdings Ltd., as Plan Administrator filed.|
|Mar 03 2022||Brief amicus curiae of USA Sales, Inc. filed.|
|Mar 03 2022||Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.|
|Mar 03 2022||Brief amici curiae of John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts, et al. filed.|
|Mar 15 2022||ARGUMENT SET FOR Monday, April 18, 2022.|
|Mar 16 2022||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 4th Circuit.|
|Mar 17 2022||The record from the U.S.C.A. 4th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.|
|Mar 21 2022||The record from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia is electronic and located on Pacer.|
|Mar 23 2022||CIRCULATED|
|Mar 28 2022||Brief of respondent John P. Fitzgerald, III, Acting United States Trustee for Region 4 filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2022||Reply of petitioner Alfred H. Siegel, Trustee of the Circuit City Stores, Inc. Liquidating Trust filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 18 2022||Argued. For petitioner: Daniel L. Geyser, Dallas, Tex. For respondent: Curtis E. Gannon, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.|
|Jun 06 2022||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jul 08 2022||JUDGMENT ISSUED|
NEW: SCOTUS agrees to take up NINE new cases, including Gonzalez v. Google, involving the scope of tech companies' immunity under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The order list is not yet posted on the court's website, but here is a link: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/100322ZOR.pdf
Today at SCOTUS: It's the opening day of the 2022-23 term. At 9:30 a.m. EDT, the court will issue orders, which may include cert grants from last week's "long conference." Then, at 10, the court will hear two arguments as Ketanji Brown Jackson takes the bench for the first time.
Goodbye SCOTUS, a fond farewell . . .
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Art Lien, AKA @Courtartist, retired over the summer after 45 years drawing the Supreme Court. For the last nine of those years, Art worked for SCOTUSblog. We're honoring his journalism with a retrospective on his work. Trust us, it's a feast for the eyes:
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Justice Jackson's investiture ceremony has concluded. After the ceremony, she took the traditional walk down the court's front steps, accompanied by the chief justice. She also shared a moment with her husband, Patrick, on the plaza after the ceremony. Photos by @katieleebarlow.
Today at SCOTUS: The investiture of Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman to serve as a justice. Jackson was sworn in over the summer, so the investiture is purely ceremonial. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris reportedly are expected to attend the invite-only event at the court.