Douglas v. Independent Living Center of Southern California
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Oct 3, 2011
|Feb 22, 2012||5-4||Breyer||OT 2011|
Holding: The parties will argue before the Ninth Circuit in the first instance whether the respondents may maintain Supremacy Clause actions in light of the approval by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services of the challenged California statutes that reduce the amount of Medicaid reimbursement.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded on February 22, 2012. Chief Justice Roberts filed a dissenting opinion, joined by Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito.
- Opinion analysis: A right to sue under Medicaid -- maybe (Lyle Denniston)
- New briefs due in Medicaid cases (Lyle Denniston)
- The October sitting, week one: In Plain English (Amy Howe)
- Argument recap: To narrow Ex parte Young, or not (Lyle Denniston)
- Argument preview: Challenging Medicaid cuts (Lyle Denniston)
- Another invitation brief (Anna Christensen)
Briefs and Documents
Merits Briefs for the Petitioner
- Brief for petitioner Toby Douglas
- Reply brief for petitioner Toby Douglas
- Toby Douglas supplemental brief letter
- Toby Douglas supplemental Exhibit B
- Toby Douglas supplemental Exhibit B1
Amicus Briefs in Support of the Petitioner
- Brief for the United States
- Brief for National Governors Association at al.
- Brief for Michigan and 30 Other States
- Brief for National Governors Association et al.
Merits Briefs for the Respondents
Amicus Briefs in Support of the Respondents
- Brief for Members of Congress
- Brief for the National Association of Chain Drug Store et al.
- Brief for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
- Brief for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores et al.
- Brief for the American Medical Association et al.
- Brief for the American Health Care Association et al.
- Brief for the American Civil Liberties Union et al.
- Brief for AARP et al.
- Brief for Former HSS Officials
- Opinion below (9th Circuit)
- Amicus brief of twenty-two states
- Denial of motion to vacate (9th Circuit)
- Supplemental brief for petitioner
- Petition for certiorari (unavailable)
- Brief in opposition (unavailable)
- Petitioner’s reply (unavailable)