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On Wednesday, there is a possibility of opinions at 10:00 a.m.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will first hear oral argument in Monasky v. Taglieri. Click to read our preview from Amy Howe.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will also hear oral argument in McKinney v. Arizona. Click to read our preview from Amy Howe.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service v. Sierra Club

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-547 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether Exemption 5 of the Freedom of Information Act, by incorporating the deliberative process privilege, protects against compelled disclosure of a federal agency’s draft documents that were prepared as part of a formal interagency consultation process under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 and that concerned a proposed agency action that was later modified in the consultation process.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 16 2019Application (19A185) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 28, 2019 to September 27, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Aug 19 2019Application (19A185) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until September 27, 2019.
Sep 17 2019Application (19A185) to extend further the time from September 27, 2019 to October 25, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 17 2019Application (19A185) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until October 25, 2019.
Oct 25 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 27, 2019)
Nov 01 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 27, 2019 to January 6, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 06 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 6, 2020.
 
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