Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Esso Standard Oil Company v. Pinero

Petition for certiorari denied on January 7, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-445 P.R. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether the proceedings below, in particular the imposition of retroactive liability despite an express statutory proviso that any legal obligation would not arise until the promulgation of regulations that provided the mechanism for compliance, violate the petitioner's constitutional right not to be deprived of property without due process of law.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 23 2012Application (12A84) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 9, 2012 to October 8, 2012, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Jul 24 2012Application (12A84) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until October 8, 2012.
Oct 9 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 13, 2012)
Oct 9 2012Appendix Volume II of Esso Standard Oil Company filed.
Nov 13 2012Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association.
Nov 13 2012Brief of respondents Jesus F. Trilla Pinero, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 20 2012Opposition of respondent to motion of Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association for leave to file brief amicus curiae filed.
Nov 27 2012Reply of petitioner Esso Standard Oil Company filed.
Nov 28 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.
Jan 7 2013Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Jan 7 2013Petition DENIED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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