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Township of Millburn v. Palardy

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-830 3d Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

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)
Term Snapshot