|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-1509||9th Cir.||Oct 31, 2017||Mar 5, 2018||9-0||Kagan||OT 2017|
Holding: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit was right to review the Bankruptcy Court’s determination of non-statutory insider status for clear error (rather than de novo).
Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on March 5, 2018. Justice Kennedy filed a concurring opinion. Justice Sotomayor filed a concurring opinion, in which Justices Kennedy, Thomas, and Gorsuch joined.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 13 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 15, 2016)|
|Jul 12 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 15, 2016, for all respondents.|
|Aug 15 2016||Brief of respondent The Village at Lakeridge, LLC in opposition filed.|
|Aug 31 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Oct 03 2016||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|Feb 13 2017||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Feb 28 2017||Reply of petitioner U.S. Bank National Association, Trustee, et al. filed.|
|Mar 01 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 17, 2017.|
|Mar 20 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.|
|Mar 27 2017||Petition GRANTED limited to Question 2 presented by the petition.|
|Apr 21 2017||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including June 12, 2017.|
|Apr 21 2017||The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 11, 2017.|
|Jun 12 2017||Joint appendix filed.|
|Jun 12 2017||Brief of petitioner U.S. Bank National Association, Trustee, et al. filed.|
|Aug 11 2017||Brief of respondent The Village at Lakeridge, LLC filed.|
|Aug 18 2017||Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Aug 18 2017||Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.|
|Aug 31 2017||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.|
|Sep 07 2017||CIRCULATED|
|Sep 11 2017||Reply of petitioners U.S. Bank National Association, Trustee, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 12 2017||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.|
|Sep 25 2017||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Oct 31 2017||Argued. For petitioners: Gregory A. Cross, Baltimore, Md. For respondents: Daniel L. Geyser, Dallas, Tex.; and Morgan Goodspeed, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)|
|Mar 05 2018||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Kennedy, J., filed a concurring opinion. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Kennedy, Thomas, and Gorsuch, JJ., joined.|
|Apr 06 2018||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
NEW: SCOTUS adds one new case to its docket for next term: Hemphill v. New York, a criminal-procedure case about the interaction between hearsay rules and the right of defendants to confront witnesses against them. Still no action on major petitions involving guns and abortion.
The court will release orders at 9:30 a.m. EDT followed by oral argument in two cases.
First, whether Alaska Native regional and village corporations are “Indian Tribes” for purposes of CARES Act Covid-related relief.
By @StanfordLaw’s Gregory Ablavsky.
Are Alaska Native corporations Indian tribes? A multimillion-dollar question - SCOTUSblog
Are Alaska Native corporations — special corporations that Congress created in 1971 when it resolved Native claims ...
It's official: In the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, our readers have chosen CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN as the greatest justice in history. The author of Brown v. Board, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona defeated top-seeded John Marshall in the final round.
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/04/the-great-chief-and-the-super-chief-a-final-showdown-in-supreme-court-march-madness/
Cast your vote below!
NEW: The Supreme Court will issue opinion(s?) next Thursday April 22. We’re still waiting on decisions in the ACA case and Fulton v. City of Philadelphia about religious liberty and LGBT rights.
Four Democrats unveiled legislation today to expand the size of the Supreme Court from nine justices to 13 -- but Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate quickly threw cold water on the proposal.
Here's our report from @jamesromoser:
Bill to enlarge the Supreme Court faces dim prospects in Congress - SCOTUSblog
Four congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court from ...
We're so excited about our April 15 Live Webinar (w/ @HarvardACS & @HarvardFedSoc), Covering the Court, featuring an all-star lineup of panelists @jduffyrice, @katieleebarlow, @whignewtons, & @stevenmazie! _👩⚖️👩⚖️👩⚖️👨⚖️👨⚖️👨⚖️👨⚖️👨⚖️👨⚖️_ Register here ➡️ https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k_b_9IPBQ_GV37rpsjF9kw
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.