|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-330||2nd Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether plaintiffs who claim to compete with businesses in which the president of the United States has a financial interest can seek redress in an Article III court to enforce the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses of the U.S. Constitution against the president.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 09 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 14, 2020)|
|Oct 08 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 14, 2020 to December 14, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 09 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 14, 2020.|
|Oct 14 2020||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Scholar Seth Barrett Tillman and the Judicial Education Project.|
|Oct 14 2020||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Professor Lawrence A. Hamermesh.|
|Dec 08 2020||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 15.5. filed.|
|Dec 14 2020||Brief of respondents Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 23 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Dec 23 2020||Reply of petitioner Donald J. Trump, President of the United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 19 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.|
|Jan 25 2021||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Scholar Seth Barrett Tillman, et al. GRANTED.|
|Jan 25 2021||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Professor Lawrence A. Hamermesh GRANTED.|
|Jan 25 2021||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED with instructions to dismiss the case as moot. See United States v. Munsingwear, Inc., 340 U. S. 36 (1950).|
|Feb 26 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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