|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-719||8th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2018|
Issue: Whether it violates the First Amendment to appoint a labor union to represent and speak for public-sector employees who have declined to join the union.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 04 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 3, 2019)|
|Dec 12 2018||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Kathleen Uradnik, and Respondents St. Cloud State University and the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.|
|Dec 28 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Competitive Enterprise Institute filed.|
|Jan 02 2019||Waiver of right of respondent Inter Faculty Organization to respond filed.|
|Jan 02 2019||Waiver of right of respondents St. Cloud State University and Board of Trustees of the MN State Colleges and Universities to respond filed.|
|Jan 03 2019||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Scholars filed.|
|Jan 03 2019||Brief amicus curiae of National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation filed.|
|Jan 03 2019||Brief amici curiae of Public Policy Research Organizations and Advocacy Groups filed.|
|Jan 09 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.|
|Jan 25 2019||Response Requested. (Due February 25, 2019)|
|Jan 31 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 25, 2019 to March 27, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 04 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 27, 2019, for all respondents.|
|Feb 22 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.|
|Feb 22 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Goldwater Institute filed.|
|Feb 25 2019||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Yankee Institute filed.|
|Feb 25 2019||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Freedom Foundation.|
|Mar 27 2019||Brief of respondent Inter Faculty Organization in opposition filed.|
|Mar 27 2019||Brief of respondents St. Cloud State University and Board of Trustees of the MN State Colleges and Universities in opposition filed.|
|Apr 10 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/26/2019.|
|Apr 10 2019||Reply of petitioner Kathleen Uradnik filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 29 2019||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Freedom Foundation GRANTED.|
|Apr 29 2019||Petition DENIED.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
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