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United States v. CMS Contract Management Services

Petition for certiorari denied on April 20, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-781 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977, 31 U.S.C. § 6301 et seq., requires the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to use procurement contracts rather than cooperative agreements as the legal instruments for conveying federal funds to state and local public housing agencies in connection with programs under Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 1437f.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 24 2014Application (14A444) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 6, 2014 to December 5, 2014, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 28 2014Application (14A444) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 5, 2014.
Nov 21 2014Application (14A444) to extend further the time from December 5, 2014 to January 5, 2015, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Nov 25 2014Application (14A444) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until January 5, 2015.
Jan 5 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2015)
Jan 12 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 6, 2015.
Feb 2 2015Waiver of right of respondent Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency. to respond filed.
Feb 4 2015Brief amicus curiae of National Council of State Housing Agencies filed.
Mar 6 2015Brief of respondents CMS Contract Management Services, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 25 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 17, 2015.
Mar 25 2015Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Apr 20 2015Petition DENIED.
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