|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-951||1st Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issue: Whether the rule espoused in Steel Company v. Citizens for a Better Environment, which held that a federal court generally may not rule on the merits of a dispute without first determining that it has subject-matter jurisdiction over the matter, is limited to Article III jurisdictional disputes, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and other circuits have held, or whether it applies to statutory as well as Article III jurisdictional disputes, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and other circuits have held.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 02 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 5, 2018)|
|Jan 18 2018||Waiver of right of respondent Autoridad de Energia Electrica de Puerto Rico, et al. to respond filed.|
|Feb 07 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/23/2018.|
|Feb 12 2018||Response Requested. (Due March 14, 2018)|
|Feb 28 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 14, 2018 to April 13, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 05 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 13, 2018.|
|Apr 13 2018||Brief of respondent Autoridad de Energia Electrica de Puerto Rico in opposition filed.|
|Apr 30 2018||Reply of petitioners Vitol S.A., et al. filed.|
|May 01 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.|
|May 21 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.|
|May 29 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/31/2018.|
|Jun 04 2018||Petition DENIED.|
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