|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-404||9th Cir.||Apr 18, 2022||Jun 21, 2022||9-0||Breyer||OT 2021|
Holding: Washington’s workers’ compensation law is unconstitutional under the supremacy clause because it facially discriminates against the federal government and does not fall within the scope of the federal waiver of immunity contained in 40 U.S.C. § 3172.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Breyer on June 21, 2022.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 08 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 14, 2021)|
|Sep 21 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 14, 2021 to November 15, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 22 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 15, 2021.|
|Nov 15 2021||Brief of respondents Washington, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 01 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.|
|Dec 01 2021||Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 10 2022||Petition GRANTED.|
|Feb 23 2022||Brief of petitioner United States filed.|
|Feb 23 2022||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of cost filed)|
|Mar 15 2022||ARGUMENT SET FOR Monday, April 18, 2022.|
|Mar 15 2022||Suggestion of mootness filed by respondents Washington, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 16 2022||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.|
|Mar 17 2022||Response in opposition to respondents suggestion of mootness filed by petitioner United States. (Distributed)|
|Mar 17 2022||The record from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit is electronic and available on PACER.|
|Mar 23 2022||CIRCULATED|
|Mar 23 2022||Brief amicus curiae of Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 23 2022||Reply on suggestion of mootness filed by respondents Washington, et al. (Distributed)|
|Mar 25 2022||Brief of respondents Washington, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2022||Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 11 2022||Sur-reply in support of suggestion of mootness filed by respondents Washington, et al. (Distributed)|
|Apr 13 2022||Response in opposition to sur-reply in support of suggestion of mootness filed by petitioner United States. (Distributed)|
|Apr 18 2022||Argued. For petitioner: Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Tera M. Heintz, Deputy Solicitor General, Olympia, Wash.|
|Jun 21 2022||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jul 25 2022||JUDGMENT ISSUED|
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