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Editor's Note :
At 9:30 a.m. on Monday we expect additional orders from the Court's November 25 Conference. On Tuesday, December 2, we expect one or more opinions in argued cases; we will begin live blogging shortly before 10:00 a.m.
Issue: Whether this Court should overrule Feres v. United States and reject its interpretation of the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. 1346(b), 2671 et seq., which has been in place for more than 60 years.
Proceedings and Orders
Jan 10 2013
Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 14, 2013)
Feb 1 2013
Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Feb 6 2013
DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2013.
Feb 22 2013
Response Requested . (Due March 25, 2013)
Mar 14 2013
Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 24, 2013.
Apr 23 2013
Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 24, 2013.
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