|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1306||2nd Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issues: (1) Whether multiple shipments from different shippers may be aggregated to satisfy the 10,000-cigarette threshold of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act, which prohibits the knowing transportation of “a quantity” of more than 10,000 untaxed cigarettes in the “possession” of unauthorized persons; and (2) whether substantial compliance is a prerequisite to the statutory exemption of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act of 2009, which exempts the United Parcel Service by name if its tobacco-delivery agreement with New York is “honored” nationwide.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 12 2020||Application (19A901) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 18, 2020 to May 17, 2020, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Feb 13 2020||Application (19A901) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until May 17, 2020.|
|May 15 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 19, 2020)|
|Jun 10 2020||Motion of the State of New York to extend the time to file a response from June 19, 2020 to July 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jun 10 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 19, 2020 to July 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jun 11 2020||Motion of the City of New York to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 20, 2020.|
|Jun 11 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 20, 2020, for all respondents.|
|Jul 09 2020||Motion of respondent City of New York to extend the time to file a response from July 20, 2020 to August 3, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 09 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including August 3, 2020, for all respondents.|
|Aug 03 2020||Brief of respondents State of New York et al. in opposition filed.|
|Aug 03 2020||Brief of respondent The City of New York in opposition filed.|
|Aug 18 2020||Reply of petitioner United Parcel Service, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 19 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Oct 05 2020||Petition DENIED.|
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