|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Clean Air Act preempts state and local governments from regulating manufacturers’ post-sale, nationwide updates to vehicle emission systems.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 21 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 25, 2021)|
|Jan 26 2021||Waiver of right of respondent The Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, Florida, et al. to respond filed.|
|Feb 03 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.|
|Feb 04 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., et al.|
|Feb 16 2021||Response Requested. (Due March 18, 2021)|
|Feb 16 2021||Brief amici curiae of International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, and European Association of Automotive Suppliers filed.|
|Feb 16 2021||Brief amici curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. and the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association filed.|
|Feb 16 2021||Brief amici curiae of Former Environmental Protection Agency Officials, et al. filed.|
|Feb 22 2021||Brief amici curiae of Alliance for Automotive Innovation and National Automobile Dealers Association filed.|
|Mar 18 2021||Brief of respondents The Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, Florida, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Apr 06 2021||Reply of petitioners Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 07 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.|
|Apr 26 2021||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration of this petition.|
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