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Veteran Warriors, Inc. v. McDonough

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-360 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether courts can defer to the construction of a statute by the Department of Veterans Affairs without first considering whether the statute permits a pro-veteran construction pursuant to the pro-veteran canon; and (2) whether Chevron U.S.A. v. Natural Resources Defense Council should be clarified or replaced to protect canons of construction, including the pro-veteran canon, from becoming a nullity.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 31 2022Application (22A202) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 15, 2022 to October 14, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Sep 06 2022Application (22A202) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 14, 2022.
Oct 14 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 17, 2022)
Oct 25 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 17, 2022 to December 19, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 26 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 19, 2022.
Nov 17 2022Brief amicus curiae of The Federal Circuit Bar Association filed.
Nov 17 2022Brief amici curiae of Military-Veterans Advocacy Inc., et al. filed.
Nov 29 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 19, 2022 to January 18, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 01 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including January 18, 2023.