U.S., ex rel. Schneider v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Petition for certiorari denied on April 6, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-678 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether the government is entitled to absolute deference regarding its decision to dismiss a False Claims Act action under 31 U.S.C. § 3730(c)(2)(A), or whether the qui tam relator should be granted the right to demonstrate that the government’s rationale for dismissal is “fraudulent, illegal, or arbitrary and capricious.”

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 20 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 26, 2019)
Dec 17 2019Motion of the Solicitor General to extend the time to file a response from December 26, 2019 to January 27, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 17 2019Motion of respondents JPMorgan Chase Bank, et al. to extend the time to file a response from December 26, 2019 to January 27, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 18 2019The motions to extend the time to file responses are granted and the time is extended to and including January 27, 2020, for all respondents.
Jan 16 2020Motion of the Solicitor General to extend the time to file a response from January 27, 2020 to March 4, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 17 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 4, 2020, for all respondents.
Jan 17 2020Motion of respondents JPMorgan Chase Bank, et al. to extend the time to file a response from January 27, 2020 to March 4, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 4, 2020, for all respondents.
Mar 04 2020Brief of respondents JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association; JP Morgan Chase & Co.; Chase Home Finance, LLC in opposition filed.
Mar 04 2020Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Mar 12 2020Reply of petitioners Laurence Schneider,et al. filed.
Mar 18 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/3/2020.
Apr 06 2020Petition DENIED. Justice Kavanaugh took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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