Issue: Whether a state law concerning traditional state responsibilities, such as extending the statute of limitations and providing forum access for insurance claims, can be invalidated under the foreign affairs doctrine in the absence of a conflict with federal policy or an indication of federal intent to preempt the field.
Proceedings and Orders
May 18 2012
Application (11A1103) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 23, 2012 to July 22, 2012, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
May 22 2012
Response to application from respondent Munchener Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft AG, a German Corporation filed.
May 23 2012
Application (11A1103) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 22, 2012.
On Monday the Court issued orders from its April 17 Conference, which Lyle reported on. On Tuesday at 10 a.m. we expect one or more opinions in argued cases. We will be live-blogging at this link . The Court has not yet announced whether there will be additional opinion announcements on Wednesday. This is the first week of the April sitting.
Glossip v. Gross The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.