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Accenture, L.L.P. v. Wellogix, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 9, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1051 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether Federal Rule of Evidence 702 requires a court, and not the jury, to decide whether expert testimony is “based on sufficient facts or data” and “reliably applie[s] . . . principles and methods to the facts of the case,” and to set aside a jury verdict that rests on expert testimony that fails to meet these fundamental requirements.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 28 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 3, 2014)
Mar 4 2014Waiver of right of respondent Wellogix, Inc. to respond filed.
Mar 11 2014Letter of March 11, 2014, from counsel for petitioner received.
Mar 12 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2014.
Mar 14 2014Letter of March 14, 2014, from counsel for petitioner received. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Mar 20 2014Response Requested . (Due April 21, 2014)
Apr 14 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 5, 2014.
Apr 18 2014Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Apr 21 2014Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Apr 21 2014Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Apr 21 2014Brief amici curiae of American Chemistry Council, et al. filed.
Apr 21 2014Brief amici curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
May 5 2014Brief of respondent Wellogix, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 19 2014Reply of petitioner Accenture, L.L.P. filed.
May 20 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 5, 2014.
Jun 9 2014Petition DENIED.
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