|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1368||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel on an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in this case.
Issue: Whether a state law that has the predominant effect of protecting in-state retailers from out-of-state competition is immune from constitutional scrutiny just because it does not facially distinguish between in-state and out-of-state businesses of the same form.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 13 2020||Application (19A1013) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 6, 2020 to May 6, 2020, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Mar 13 2020||Application (19A1013) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until May 6, 2020.|
|Jun 05 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 13, 2020)|
|Jun 15 2020||Letter pursuant to Rule 35.3 from counsel for respondents submitted.|
|Jun 16 2020||Waiver of right of respondents Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, et al. to respond filed.|
|Jun 16 2020||Waiver of right of respondent Texas Package Stores Association to respond filed.|
|Jul 01 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Jul 10 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed. Distributed|
|Jul 13 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Retail Litigation Center, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 22 2020||Response Requested. (Due August 21, 2020)|
|Jul 30 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 21, 2020 to October 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 31 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 20, 2020, for all respondents.|
|Aug 21 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.|
|Oct 20 2020||Brief of respondent Texas Package Stores Association in opposition filed.|
|Oct 20 2020||Brief of respondents Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 04 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.|
|Nov 04 2020||Reply of petitioners Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 23 2020||Petition DENIED.|
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