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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Township of Millburn v. Palardy

Petition for certiorari denied on May 13, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-830 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether, and how, the Supreme Court’s two-step framework for evaluating First Amendment retaliation claims by public employees applies to a claim alleging retaliation based on an employee’s association with a public-sector union.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 27 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2019)
Jan 25 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 4, 2019 to March 6, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 28 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 6, 2019.
Feb 04 2019Brief amici curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al. filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief of respondent Michael Palardy, Jr. in opposition filed.
Mar 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.
Mar 20 2019Reply of petitioners Township of Millburn, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 10 2019Rescheduled.
Apr 15 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/18/2019.
Apr 17 2019Rescheduled.
Apr 22 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/26/2019.
Apr 24 2019Rescheduled.
May 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/9/2019.
May 13 2019Petition DENIED.
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