No. 22-227

Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, et al. v. Brian W. Coughlin

from the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

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Docket Entries

Judgment issued.

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Jackson, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Alito, Sotomayor, Kagan, Kavanaugh, and Barrett, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Gorsuch, J., filed a dissenting opinion.

Argued. For petitioners: Pratik A. Shah, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Gregory G. Rapawy, Washington, D. C.; and Austin Raynor, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)

Brief amici curiae of NACBA, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Separation of Powers Clinic filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Citizens Equal Rights Foundation filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen, et al. filed. (Distributed)


All records from the Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court are available on PACER.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, April 24, 2023.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/13/2023.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/6/2023.

Reply of petitioners Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, et al. filed.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 14, 2022. See Rule 30.1.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 12, 2022 to November 11, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 12, 2022)

Application (22A23) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until September 8, 2022.

Application (22A23) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 4, 2022 to September 8, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.


Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, et al., Petitioner, represented by Pratik Arvind Shah

Brian W. Coughlin, Respondent, represented by Gregory Gerber Rapawy

Amici Curiae

Citizens Equal Rights Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Lawrence A. Kogan

NACBA, NCBRC, Legal Aid Chicago, Hon. Judith Fitzgerald, Hon. Joan Feeney, Hon. Phillip Shefferly, Hon. Eugene Wedoff, Hon. Steven Rhodes and Hon. Carol Kenner, Amicus Curiae, represented by George Eric Brunstad Jr.

National Assn of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by Daniel J. Bussel

Public Citizen, National Consumer Law Center, and National Ass'n of Consumer Advocates, Amicus Curiae, represented by Allison M. Zieve

Separation of Powers Clinic, Amicus Curiae, represented by R. Trent McCotter

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

Last updated: July 23, 2024