|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-543||D.C. Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether Alaska Native regional and village corporations established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act are “Indian Tribe[s]” for purposes of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 23 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 25, 2020)|
|Nov 04 2020||Brief amicus curiae of State of Alaska filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 13 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 25, 2020 to December 16, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Nov 16 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 16, 2020, for all respondents.|
|Nov 18 2020||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by US Senators Lisa Murkowski, et al. VIDED.|
|Nov 23 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Alaska Federation of Natives filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 16 2020||Brief of respondents Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, et al., et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 16 2020||Brief of respondents Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 16 2020||Brief of respondents Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation in opposition filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Dec 18 2020||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 15.5. filed.|
|Dec 23 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Dec 28 2020||Reply of petitioner Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 08 2021||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by US Senators Lisa Murkowski, et al. GRANTED.|
|Jan 08 2021||Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 20-544 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.|
|Jan 08 2021||Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 20-543. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 20-543. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”|
|Feb 22 2021||Brief of petitioner Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 22 2021||Joint appendix filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 22 2021||Brief of petitioners Alaska Native Village Corporation Association, Inc., et al. filed. (in No. 20-544)|
|Feb 26 2021||Amicus brief of US Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, and US Congressman Don Young submitted.|
|Feb 26 2021||Amicus brief of State of Alaska submitted.|
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