|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 11 2018||Application (18A615) for a stay pending appeal, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Dec 11 2018||Response to application (18A615) requested by Justice Kagan, due Monday, December 17, 2018, by noon.|
|Dec 14 2018||Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Immigration Reform Law Institute.|
|Dec 17 2018||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Peter Keisler, et al.|
|Dec 17 2018||Response to application from respondents East Bay Sanctuary Covenant, et al. filed.|
|Dec 19 2018||Reply of applicant Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed.|
|Dec 20 2018||Letter of applicant Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al., with attached copy of the district court's December 19, 2018 order, filed.|
|Dec 21 2018||Application (18A615) referred to the Court.|
|Dec 21 2018||Application (18A615) denied by the Court. Justice Thomas, Justice Alito, Justice Gorsuch, and Justice Kavanaugh would grant the application for stay.|
NEW: In Monday morning order list, the Supreme Court agrees to hear two new cases: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo v. Texas, and Denezpi v. United States. The full order list is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/101821zor_4f14.pdf
NEW: The Justice Department, as expected, says it plans to ask the Supreme Court to block enforcement of the Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.
NEW: Biden's commission studying proposals for Supreme Court reform has released 200+ pages of "discussion materials" in advance of its final report, slated to be issued next month. The materials are divided into five categories and are available here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/pcscotus/public-meetings/october-15-2021-pcscotus-meeting/
Curious: This morning the Supreme Court website had a dropdown menu option called “financial disclosure reports” (although nothing to see when you click on it). Now it’s gone
Today at SCOTUS: The Biden administration will appear before the justices asking to reinstate the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- despite Biden's campaign pledge to end the death penalty and the DOJ's recent moratorium on federal executions.
Brett Kavanaugh was back on the bench today after participating in last week's arguments remotely due to his positive COVID test. Here's the full nine-person bench, in a sketch by @Courtartist.