In re: Space Exploration Technologies

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  1. April 17, 2024

    SpaceX's NLRB Suit Stays In Calif. After 5th Circ. Deadlock

    SpaceX's challenge to the National Labor Relations Board's constitutionality will be heard in California federal court after the full Fifth Circuit deadlocked Wednesday on the company's bid for review of a panel decision letting the suit's transfer from Texas stand.

  2. April 03, 2024

    NLRB Defends Urging Calif. Court To Defy 5th Circ. In SpaceX

    The National Labor Relations Board's suggestion that a California federal court should keep a transferred constitutional challenge from SpaceX even after the Fifth Circuit reversed the transfer was an act of "zealous advocacy" for itself, the board said Wednesday, responding to urgent questions from the appeals panel.

  3. March 19, 2024

    NLRB Tells 5th Circ. To Deny SpaceX's Transfer Review Bid

    SpaceX's request that the Fifth Circuit rehear a venue dispute between federal courts in Texas and California isn't justified, the National Labor Relations Board argued, saying the rocket company's challenge to the agency's constitutionality lacks significant ties to Texas.

  4. March 08, 2024

    SpaceX Tells 5th Circ. To Rethink Transfer Of NLRB Case

    The Fifth Circuit must reconsider its decision over the transfer of SpaceX's National Labor Relations Board constitutionality challenge from Texas to California, the rocket company argued, saying the appeals court has to fix the lower court's incorrect application of a venue standard.

  5. March 05, 2024

    Split 5th Circ. Axes SpaceX Bid To Keep NLRB Suit In Texas

    SpaceX's challenge to the constitutionality of the National Labor Relations Board's structure should play out in California, a majority Fifth Circuit panel ruled Tuesday, denying the company's bid to station the lawsuit where it was originally filed in Texas but refraining from issuing a mandate.

  6. February 27, 2024

    5th Circ. Sends SpaceX's NLRB Challenge Back To Texas

    A Fifth Circuit panel has ordered a Texas federal judge to pull back a suit from California filed by SpaceX that seeks to declare the National Labor Relations Board unconstitutional, saying it belongs in Texas while the panel mulls its proper venue.

  7. February 20, 2024

    5th Circ. Pauses Transfer Order In SpaceX, NLRB Dispute

    The Fifth Circuit pressed pause on a Texas district court's order to transfer SpaceX's suit over the constitutionality of the NLRB's structure to California, staying the lower court's decision while the appeals court considers the company's petition for writ of mandamus.