|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-1201||11th Cir.||Jan 14, 2019||Apr 29, 2019||9-0||Kagan||OT 2018|
Holding: Title 16 U.S.C. §831c(b), which serves to waive the Tennessee Valley Authority’s sovereign immunity from suit, is not subject to a discretionary function exception of the kind in the Federal Tort Claims Act.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on April 29, 2019.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 26 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 29, 2018)|
|Mar 20 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 29, 2018 to April 30, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 21 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 30, 2018.|
|Apr 25 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 30, 2018 to May 30, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 26 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 30, 2018.|
|May 23 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 30, 2018 to June 29, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 24 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including June 29, 2018.|
|Jun 29 2018||Brief of respondent Tennessee Valley Authority in opposition filed.|
|Jul 13 2018||Reply of petitioner Gary Thacker, et ux filed.|
|Jul 18 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.|
|Sep 27 2018||Petition GRANTED.|
|Sep 28 2018||The order granting the petition for a writ of certiorari is amended as follows: The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.|
|Nov 13 2018||Brief of petitioners Gary Thacker, et ux filed.|
|Nov 19 2018||Joint appendix filed.|
|Nov 28 2018||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 14, 2019|
|Nov 30 2018||CIRCULATED|
|Dec 11 2018||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.|
|Dec 13 2018||Brief of respondent Tennessee Valley Authority filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 18 2018||Record received from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.|
|Dec 26 2018||Record from the U.S.D.C. Northern Dist. of Alabama is electronic and located on the District courts web site.|
|Jan 04 2019||Reply of petitioners Gary Thacker, et ux filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 14 2019||Argued. For petitioners: Franklin Taylor Rouse, Huntsville, Ala. For respondent: Ann O'Connell Adams, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.|
|Apr 29 2019||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|May 31 2019||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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