U.S. Supreme Court Orders

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
CERTIORARI GRANTED
17-1201THACKER, GARY, ET UX. V. TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted.
17-1471HOME DEPOT U.S.A., INC. V. JACKSON, GEORGE W.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. In addition to the questions presented by the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: Should this Court's holding in Shamrock Oil & Gas Co. v. Sheets, 313 U. S. 100 (1941)—that an original plaintiff may not remove a counterclaim against it—extend to third-party counterclaim defendants?
17-1484AZAR, SEC. OF H&HS V. ALLINA HEALTH SERVICES, ET AL.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to the following question: Whether 42 U. S. C. §1395hh(a)(2) or §1395hh(a)(4) required the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct notice-and-comment rulemaking before providing the challenged instructions to a Medicare Administrator Contractor making initial determinations of payments due under Medicare.
17-1625RIMINI STREET, INC., ET AL. V. ORACLE USA, INC., ET AL.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
18-96TN WINE AND SPIRITS ASS'N V. BYRD, CLAYTON, ET AL.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted.