|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether the Supreme Court should overrule Grutter v. Bollinger and hold that institutions of higher education cannot use race as a factor in admissions; and (2) whether Harvard College is violating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act by penalizing Asian-American applicants, engaging in racial balancing, overemphasizing race and rejecting workable race-neutral alternatives.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 25 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 31, 2021)|
|Mar 03 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 31, 2021 to May 17, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 04 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 17, 2021.|
|Mar 23 2021||Brief amici curiae of Gail Heriot and Peter N. Kirsanow filed.|
|Mar 25 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed.|
|Mar 25 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Professor David E. Bernstein filed.|
|Mar 26 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Economists in Support of Petitioner filed.|
|Mar 29 2021||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Scholars filed.|
|Mar 30 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Speech First filed.|
|Mar 30 2021||Brief amicus curiae of The State of Texas filed.|
|Mar 30 2021||Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, Reason Foundation, Center for Equal Opportunity, Individual Rights Foundation, Chinese American Citizens Alliance - Greater New York, Coalition for TJ, and Yi Fang Chen filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amici curiae of The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and the Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amici curiae of State of Oklahoma filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc. and Allied Educational Foundation filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Richard Sander in support of neither filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amici curiae of The Asian American Coalition For Education and The Asian American Legal Foundation filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of The Californians for Equal Rights Foundation filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Former Federal Officials of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of The Liberty Justice Center filed.|
|May 17 2021||Brief of respondent President and Fellows of Harvard College in opposition filed.|
|May 19 2021||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.|
|May 24 2021||Reply of petitioner Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|May 25 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/10/2021.|
|Jun 14 2021||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
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