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Docket Number17-1299
Term2018
Full NameFranchise Tax Board of California v. Gilbert P. Hyatt
Short NameFranchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt
PetitionerFranchise Tax Board of California
RespondentGilbert P. Hyatt
Date Argued (Reargued)Jan. 9, 2019
Date Decided

Question Presented

Whether Nevada v. Hall, 440 U.S. 410 (1979), which permits a sovereign State to be haled into another State's courts without its consent, should be overruled.

Case Events

NoDateDescription
30 2018-11-28SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, January 9, 2019
29 2018-11-21Amicus brief of Professors of Federal Jurisdiction submitted.
28 2018-11-15Brief of respondent Gilbert P. Hyatt filed.
27 2018-10-26Withdrawal of amicus curiae brief of James C. Giudici. Letter of James C. Giudici received October 30, 2018.
26 2018-09-18Brief amici curiae of Professors William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs in support of neither party filed.
25 2018-09-18Brief amicus curiae of James C. Giudici in support of neither party filed.
24 2018-09-18Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
23 2018-09-18Brief amici curiae of State of Indiana and 43 other States filed.
22 2018-09-18Brief amici curiae of Multistate Tax Commission, et al. filed.
21 2018-09-18Brief amici curiae of Alan B. Morrison & Darien Shanske in support of neither party filed.
20 2018-09-11Brief of petitioner Franchise Tax Board of the State of California filed.
19 2018-09-07Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Gilbert P. Hyatt.
18 2018-09-06Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Franchise Tax Board of the State of California.
17 2018-08-24Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
16 2018-08-01Motion to extend the time to file the opening briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 11, 2018. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 15, 2018.
15 2018-07-18Motion for an extension of time to file the opening briefs on the merits filed.
14 2018-07-03Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Franchise Tax Board of the State of California.
13 2018-06-28Petition GRANTED.
12 2018-06-27DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
11 2018-06-06Reply of petitioner Franchise Tax Board of the State of California filed. (Distributed)
10 2018-06-05DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
9 2018-05-31Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
8 2018-05-31Brief of respondent Gilbert P. Hyatt in opposition filed.
7 2018-05-01Response Requested. (Due May 31, 2018)
6 2018-04-24DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
5 2018-04-13Brief amici curiae of State of Indiana and 44 other States filed.
4 2018-04-13Brief amicus curiae of Multistate Tax Commission filed.
3 2018-04-10Letter of April 10, 2018 from counsel for petitioner received.
2 2018-04-09Waiver of right of respondent Gilbert P. Hyatt to respond filed.
1 2018-03-12Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 13, 2018)

Case Counsels

NameParty NameDescriptionAddressPhoneType
Alan B. MorrisonAlan B. Morrison & Darien ShanskeCounsel of RecordGeorge Washington Law School2000 H Street NWWashington, DC 20052abmorrison@law.gwu.edu2029947120other
Benjamin L. HatchLaw ProfessorsCounsel of RecordMcGuireWoods LLP2001 K Street NWSuite 400Washington, DC 20006-1040bhatch@mcguirewoods.com757 630 3727other
Erwin ChemerinskyGilbert P. HyattCounsel of RecordUniversity of California, Berkeley School of Law215 Boalt HallBerkeley, CA 94720echemerinsky@law.berkeley.edu510-642-6483respondent
Helen HechtMultistate Tax CommissionCounsel of RecordMultistate Tax Commission444 N. Capitol St., NWSte 425Washington, DC 20001hhecht@mtc.gov202-650-0300other
James Carl GiudiciJames C. GiudiciCounsel of Reco6128 Torrington Drivereno, NV 89511jiminreno@gmail.com7758258151other
Seth P. WaxmanFranchise Tax Board of the State of CaliforniaCounsel of RecordWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP1875 Pennsylvania Ave, NWWashington, DC 20006Seth.Waxman@wilmerhale.com202-663-6800petitioner
Stephen Edward SachsWilliam Baude & Stephen E. SachsCounsel of RecoDuke University School of Law210 Science DriveBox 90360Durham, NC 27708-0360sachs@law.duke.edu919-613-8542other
Thomas M. FisherState of Indiana and 43 other StatesCounsel of RecordIndiana AG's Office, IGC S., 5th Fl.302 W. WashingtonIndianapolis, IN 46204tom.fisher@atg.in.gov317-232-6255other
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