Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 17 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.

Atlantic Medical Center, Inc. v. Gonzalez-Feliciano

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1043 1st Cir N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the petitioner in this case, which is listed without regard to the likelihood that it will be granted.

Issue: Whether a court must find that a sovereign intended to relinquish its Eleventh Amendment immunity in order to find that the sovereign waived that immunity through its litigation conduct, for example, by promising to make payments voluntarily in order to avoid a court injunction requiring those payments.

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 14 2012Application (12A617) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 26, 2012 to January 25, 2013, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Dec 18 2012Application (12A617) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until January 25, 2013.
Jan 16 2013Application (12A617) to extend further the time from January 25, 2013 to February 22, 2013, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Jan 17 2013Application (12A617) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until February 22, 2013.
Feb 22 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 27, 2013)
Mar 18 2013Waiver of right of respondents Lorenzo Gonzalez Feliciano, Secretary, Puerto Rico Department of Health, et al. to respond filed.
Apr 10 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 26, 2013.
Apr 17 2013Response Requested . (Due May 17, 2013)
May 14 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 17, 2013.
Jun 18 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including July 3, 2013.
Jul 3 2013Brief of respondents Lorenzo Gonzalez Feliciano, Secretary, Puerto Rico Department of Health, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 16 2013Reply of petitioners Atlantic Medical Center, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 17 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 7 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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