|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-137||2d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: Whether the court of appeals erroneously departed from this Court's decision in Dirks v. SEC by holding that liability under a gifting theory requires “proof of a meaningfully close personal relationship that generates an exchange that is objective, consequential, and represents at least a potential gain of a pecuniary or similarly valuable nature.”
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 15 2015||Application (14A1264) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 2, 2015 to August 1, 2015, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Jun 16 2015||Application (14A1264) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until August 1, 2015.|
|Jun 26 2015||Letter dated June 19, 2015, from counsel for respondent Todd Newman received.|
|Jul 30 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 31, 2015)|
|Aug 24 2015||Brief of respondent Todd Newman in opposition filed.|
|Aug 24 2015||Brief of respondent Anthony Chiasson in opposition filed.|
|Sep 8 2015||Reply of petitioner United States filed.|
|Sep 9 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.|
|Oct 5 2015||Petition DENIED.|
Breyer is the third justice since August to turn away an emergency challenge to a vaccine mandate, without referring the issue to the full court. Earlier: Barrett declined to block Indiana University's mandate, and Sotomayor declined to block NYC's mandate for school employees.
Justice Stephen Breyer turns down request to block enforcement of Maine's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, although he leaves open possibility that plaintiffs can return to #SCOTUS after the court of appeals acts: https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docket/docketfiles/html/public/21a83.html
Where do things stand at the Supreme Court with the two pending challenges to the Texas anti-abortion law? Here's an explainer from @katieleebarlow in a Tik Tok minute.
#SCOTUS grants request by Texas abortion providers to fast-track consideration of petition for cert before judgment in challenge to SB8. Response from Texas is due by noon on Thursday -- same time as Texas's response to US filing today. Order is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/101821zr1_2c8f.pdf
BREAKING: The Justice Department has filed its emergency application asking the Supreme Court to block Texas' six-week abortion ban.
The filing is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/21/21A85/196650/20211018120230336_US%20v.%20Texas%20application%20final.pdf
NEW: The Justice Department, as expected, says it plans to ask the Supreme Court to block enforcement of the Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.
Two cert grants on Native American sovereignty issues, and two unsigned opinions granting qualified immunity to cops -- here's the full breakdown of Monday's order list from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/10/court-adds-two-cases-on-native-american-law-and-issues-two-opinions-granting-police-officers-qualified-immunity/
NEW: In Monday morning order list, the Supreme Court agrees to hear two new cases: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo v. Texas, and Denezpi v. United States. The full order list is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/101821zor_4f14.pdf