|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
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.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 18 2022||Application (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 2022||Application (21A439) granted by Justice Barrett extending the time to file until April 1, 2022.|
|Apr 01 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 5, 2022)|
|Apr 11 2022||Waiver of right of respondent SuperValu, Inc., et al. to respond filed.|
|Apr 13 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/29/2022.|
|Apr 19 2022||Response Requested. (Due May 19, 2022)|
|May 09 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 19, 2022 to June 20, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 10 2022||Motion 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 2022||Brief amicus curiae of Senator Charles E. Grassley filed.|
|May 19 2022||Brief amicus curiae of Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund filed.|
|Jun 21 2022||Brief of respondents SuperValu, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jul 06 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
|Jul 06 2022||Reply of petitioners United States ex rel. Tracy Schutte, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 22 2022||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
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