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Wells Fargo & Co. v. City of Miami, Florida

Petition for writ of certiorari granted and judgment of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit vacated as moot on March 2, 2020

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-688 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether proximate cause in private litigation about the Fair Housing Act requires more than a “logical bond” between the alleged statutory violation and the plaintiff’s injury.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 25 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 27, 2019)
Dec 09 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 27, 2019 to January 27, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 12 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 27, 2020.
Dec 20 2019Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed. VIDED.
Dec 24 2019Brief amici curiae of American Bankers Association et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 26 2019Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Dec 26 2019Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed. VIDED.
Jan 27 2020Brief of respondent City of Miami, Florida in opposition filed.
Feb 03 2020Suggestion of Mootness filed.
Feb 07 2020Reply of petitioners Wells Fargo & Co., et al. filed.
Feb 12 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/28/2020.
Feb 13 2020Reply Brief in Support of Suggestion of Mootness filed. (Distributed)
Mar 02 2020The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is vacated as moot. See United States v. Munsingwear, Inc., 340 U. S. 36 (1950).