Certiorari Granted

No. 20-1199

Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College

from the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

See other cases from the First Circuit.

Docket Entries

Brief amicus curiae of Parents Defending Education filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of American Center for Law & Justice and Devon Westhill filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of The Asian American Coalition For Education and The Asian American Legal Foundation filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of The State of Texas filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Legal Insurrection Foundation filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Claremont Institutes Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.VIDED

Brief amici curiae of Gail Heriot, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Mark Keith Robinson and Winsome Earle-Sears filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Project 21 filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Oklahoma, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of The Californians for Equal Rights Foundation filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of United States Senators and Representatives filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Veterans for Fairness and Merit filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Economists in Support of Petitioner filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc. and Allied Educational Foundation filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Ann M. Killenbeck, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Richard Sander filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Freedom X filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Foundation Against Intolerance & Racism filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty in support of neither party filed.

Brief amicus curiae of America First Legal Foundation in support of neither party filed.

Brief amici curiae of Former Federal Officials of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Scholars filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Speech First filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of LONANG Institute filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Professor Fiona A. Harrison in Support of Neither Party filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and the Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed (in 20-1199).

Brief amici curiae of The Liberty Justice Center and Momoko Takahashi filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Professor David E. Bernstein filed. VIDED.

Proposal of petitioner to lodge declarations of SFFA President and identified members recently denied admission to Harvard and UNC filed. VIDED.

Brief of petitioner Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. filed. VIDED.

Motion for leave to file Volume IV of the joint appendix under seal filed by respondents Cecilia Polanco, et al. (a to 21-707).

Joint appendix (4 Volumes) filed (as to 20-1199).

Joint appendix (3 volumes) filed. (in 21-707)

Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, The University of North Carolina, et al.

Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, President and Fellows of Harvard College

Blanket Consent filed (in 21-707) by Respondent, Cecilia Polanco, et al.

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Students for Fair Admissions, Inc.

Application (21A393) of petitioner to file consolidated opening and reply briefs on the merits in excess of the word limits granted by The Chief Justice. VIDED.

Notice of Change of Address of Speech First not accepted for filing. (February 15, 2022)

Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 2, 2022. The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including July 25, 2022. VIDED.

Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed. VIDED.

Application (21A393) of petitioner to file consolidated opening and reply briefs on the merits in excess of the word limits, submitted to The Chief Justice. VIDED.

Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 21-707 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.

Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 20-1199. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 20-1199. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/21/2022.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/14/2022.

Supplemental brief of petitioner Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.

Supplemental brief of respondent President and Fellows of Harvard College filed. (Distributed)

Amicus brief of United States not accepted for filing. (December 09, 2021 - to be corrected and reprinted)

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.

The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/10/2021.

Reply of petitioner Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.

Brief of respondent President and Fellows of Harvard College in opposition filed.

Brief amici curiae of State of Oklahoma, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Californians for Equal Rights Foundation filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Asian American Coalition For Education and The Asian American Legal Foundation filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Richard Sander in support of neither filed.

Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc. and Allied Educational Foundation filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and the Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Liberty Justice Center filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Former Federal Officials of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Texas filed.

Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, Reason Foundation, Center for Equal Opportunity, Individual Rights Foundation, Chinese American Citizens Alliance - Greater New York, Coalition for TJ, and Yi Fang Chen filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Speech First filed.

Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Scholars filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Economists in Support of Petitioner filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Professor David E. Bernstein filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed.

Brief amici curiae of Gail Heriot and Peter N. Kirsanow filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 31, 2021)

Parties

Students for Fair Admissions, Inc., Petitioner, represented by William Spencer Consovoy

Cecilia Polanco, et al., Respondent, represented by David G. Hinojosa

President and Fellows of Harvard College, Respondent, represented by Seth P. Waxman

The University of North Carolina, et al., Respondent, represented by Ryan Young Park

Amici Curiae

America First Legal Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan F. Mitchell

American Center for Law & Justice and Devon Westhill, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jay Alan Sekulow

Ann M. Killenbeck and Mark R. Killenbeck, Amicus Curiae, represented by Stuart S. Taylor Jr.

Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, Amicus Curiae, represented by Anthony Thomas Caso

Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies, Amicus Curiae, represented by John Clay Sullivan

Economists in Support of Petitioner, Amicus Curiae, represented by C. Boyden Gray

Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III, Amicus Curiae, represented by Edward Mark Wenger

Former Federal Officials of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, Amicus Curiae, represented by William E. Trachman

Foundation Against Intolerance & Racism, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mary Elizabeth Keane

Freedom X, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mitchell Keiter

Gail Heriot and Peter N. Kirsanow, Amicus Curiae, represented by Peter Nicholas Kirsanow

Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by Theodore Harold Frank

Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty, Amicus Curiae, represented by John J. Bursch

Judicial Watch, Inc. and Allied Educational Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by H. Christopher Coates

Legal Insurrection Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by William Alan Jacobson

LONANG Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kerry Lee Morgan

Mark Keith Robinson and Winsome Earle-Sears, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas L. Brejcha Jr.

National Association of Scholars, Amicus Curiae, represented by Dennis J. Saffran

Oklahoma, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Mithun Mansinghani

Pacific Legal Foundation, Reason Foundation, Center for Equal Opportunity, Individual Rights Foundation, Chinese American Citizens Alliance - Greater New York, Coalition for TJ, and Yi Fang Chen, Amicus Curiae, represented by Wencong Fa

Parents Defending Education, Amicus Curiae, represented by Christopher Ernest Mills

Professor David E. Bernstein, Amicus Curiae, represented by Cory Ren Liu

Professor Fiona A. Harrison, Amicus Curiae, represented by Alan B. Morrison

Project 21, Amicus Curiae, represented by David H. Thompson

Richard Sander, Amicus Curiae, represented by Stuart S. Taylor Jr.

Southeastern Legal Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kimberly Stewart Hermann

Speech First, Amicus Curiae, represented by Bradley Alan Benbrook

The Asian American Coalition For Education and The Asian American Legal Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Gordon M. Fauth Jr.

The Californians for Equal Rights Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Daniel Isaac Morenoff

The Liberty Justice Center and Momoko Takahashi, Amicus Curiae, represented by Daniel Robert Suhr

The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and the Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan Andrew Vogel

The State of Texas, Amicus Curiae, represented by Judd Edward Stone II

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Elizabeth B. Prelogar

United States Senators and Representatives, Amicus Curiae, represented by Richard Shawn Gunnarson

Veterans for Fairness and Merit, Amicus Curiae, represented by Gene Clayton Schaerr

 
Last updated: May 25, 2022