|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-861||7th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: (1) Whether Auer v. Robbins and Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co. should be overruled; and (2) whether, in affording deference to an agency’s interpretation of its own regulation that conflicts with the governing statute, regulations adopted through rulemaking, and decades of prior agency guidance, the Seventh Circuit’s decision conflicts with this Court’s decisions in Auer and Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 4 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 5, 2016)|
|Jan 8 2016||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Jan 14 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 7, 2016.|
|Jan 22 2016||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.|
|Feb 3 2016||Brief amici curiae of American Action Forum, et al. filed.|
|Feb 3 2016||Brief amici curiae of National Association of Manufacturers, et al. filed.|
|Feb 5 2016||Brief amici curiae of Professor Philip Hamburger, et al. filed.|
|Feb 5 2016||Brief amici curiae of State and Local Government Associations filed.|
|Feb 5 2016||Brief amici curiae of National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Feb 5 2016||Brief amici curiae of Utah and 15 other States filed.|
|Mar 7 2016||Brief of respondent Bryana Bible in opposition filed.|
|Mar 22 2016||Reply of petitioner United Student Aid Funds, Inc. filed.|
|Mar 23 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 15, 2016.|
|Apr 14 2016||Rescheduled.|
|Apr 18 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 22, 2016.|
|Apr 21 2016||Rescheduled.|
|Apr 25 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 29, 2016.|
|May 9 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.|
|May 16 2016||Petition DENIED. Justice Thomas, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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