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On Wednesday the Supreme Court hears reargument in Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania; Miriam Seifter has our coverage.
On Wednesday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair; Amy Howe has our preview.

Vocke v. Merit Systems Protection Board

Petition for certiorari denied on January 16, 2018

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-544 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the time period for a federal employee to seek review from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit of a final order of the Merit Systems Protection Board is jurisdictional and therefore cannot be equitably tolled under any circumstances.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 06 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 13, 2017)
Nov 02 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 13, 2017.
Nov 13 2017Brief amicus curiae of National Treasury Employees Union filed. VIDED
Nov 13 2017Brief amicus curiae of Federal Circuit Bar Association filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2017Brief amici curiae of National Veterans Legal Services Program and National Organization of Veterans' Advocates, Inc. filed.
Nov 13 2017Brief amicus curiae of American Federation of Government Employees filed. VIDED.
Dec 13 2017Brief of respondent Merit Systems Protection Board in opposition filed.
Dec 22 2017Reply of petitioner Rober D. Vocke, Jr. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 16 2018Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot