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United States v. Vaello-Madero

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-303 1st Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether Congress violated the equal-protection component of the due process clause of the Fifth Amendment by establishing Supplemental Security Income — a program that provides benefits to needy aged, blind and disabled individuals — in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and in the Northern Mariana Islands pursuant to a negotiated covenant, but not extending it to Puerto Rico.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 04 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 9, 2020)
Sep 11 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 9, 2020 to November 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 9, 2020.
Oct 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of Carlos Delgado Altieri, Mayor of the Municipality of Isabela, Puerto Rico filed.
Nov 06 2020Brief amicus curiae of Gregorio Igartua (11/17/2020) filed.
Nov 09 2020Brief amici curiae of Plaintiffs in Peña Martínez v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services filed.
Nov 09 2020Response to petition from respondent Jose Luis Vaello-Madero filed.
Nov 09 2020Brief amicus curiae of Virgin Islands Bar Association filed.
Nov 09 2020Brief amicus curiae of Commonwealth of Puerto Rico filed.
Nov 24 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.
Nov 24 2020Reply of petitioner United States of America filed. (Distributed)
Jan 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Jan 11 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.
Jan 19 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.