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Tilton v. Securities and Exchange Commission

Petition for certiorari denied on May 30, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-906 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issues: (1) Whether Congress authorized federal district court jurisdiction over appointments clause challenges to Securities and Exchange Commission administrative law judges; and (2) whether SEC ALJs are inferior officers within the meaning of the appointments clause.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 21 2016Application (16A408) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 21, 2016 to January 20, 2017, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Oct 27 2016Application (16A408) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until January 20, 2017.
Jan 18 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 21, 2017)
Feb 21 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 23, 2017.
Mar 13 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 21, 2017.
Apr 21 2017Brief of respondent Securities and Exchange Commission in opposition filed.
May 8 2017Reply of petitioners Lynn Tilton, et al. filed.
May 9 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 25, 2017.
May 30 2017Petition DENIED.
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