|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether courts may defer to Sentencing Guidelines commentary without first determining that the underlying guideline is genuinely ambiguous; and (2) whether the U.S. Sentencing Commission can use commentary to rewrite a guideline that applies to “prohibit[ions]” on the “distribution” of drugs to apply to conspiracies and attempts to distribute drugs.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 28 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 2, 2020)|
|Nov 06 2020||Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.|
|Nov 10 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.|
|Nov 16 2020||Response Requested. (Due December 16, 2020)|
|Dec 02 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.|
|Dec 08 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 16, 2020 to January 15, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 09 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 15, 2021.|
|Dec 16 2020||Brief amici curiae of National Association of Home Builders and American Farm Bureau Federation filed.|
|Dec 16 2020||Brief amici curiae of The New Civil Liberties Alliance & the Due Process Institute filed.|
|Dec 29 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 15, 2021 to February 15, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 31 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 16, 2021. See Rule 30.1.|
Wait wut.. RBG ghost-wrote the equal protection bits of Obergefell?!
And I learned this on @SCOTUSblog’s TikTok?! https://www.tiktok.com/@scotusblog/video/6922179577724931333
"This is not our first commission rodeo” says Levy. 😉
Love this write up of the @BrookingsInst's panel yesterday with @Susan_Hennessey, @danepps,@cdkang76, and @mollyereynolds.
Thanks, @SCOTUSblog and Kalvis Golde!
Spilling SCOTUS tea on TikTok today. Well, actually, @eskridgebill spilled the tea, we just tok’d about it. 🍵
The Supreme Court got rid of several cases this morning -- in one fell swoop. Read @AHoweBlogger's latest coverage of the emoluments cases, spiritual advisers at Texas executions, Texas abortion policies, COVID restrictions, and NY political corruption.
Justices vacate rulings on Trump and emoluments - SCOTUSblog
The Supreme Court on Monday morning released orders from the justices’ private conference on Friday, Jan. 22. The justices once again did not ac...
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