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U.S. ex rel. Schutte v. SuperValu Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1326 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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Issue: Whether and when a defendant’s contemporaneous subjective understanding or beliefs about the lawfulness of its conduct are relevant to whether it “knowingly” violated the False Claims Act.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 18 2022Application (21A439) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 3, 2022 to April 1, 2022, submitted to Justice Barrett.
Feb 24 2022Application (21A439) granted by Justice Barrett extending the time to file until April 1, 2022.
Apr 01 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 5, 2022)
Apr 11 2022Waiver of right of respondent SuperValu, Inc., et al. to respond filed.
Apr 13 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/29/2022.
Apr 19 2022Response Requested. (Due May 19, 2022)
May 09 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 19, 2022 to June 20, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
May 10 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 21, 2022. See Rule 30.1.
May 19 2022Amicus brief of Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund submitted.
May 19 2022Amicus brief of Senator Charles E. Grassley submitted.