Allstate Insurance Company v. Jacobsen

Petition for certiorari denied on May 5, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-916 Mont. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: (1) Whether the Due Process Clause precludes state courts from certifying a class action for injunctive and declaratory relief that the class representative cannot seek in an individual capacity; (2) whether the Due Process Clause precludes state courts from certifying a no-opt-out class action to provide the predicate for later individual awards of compensatory and punitive damages; and (3) whether the Due Process Clause precludes state courts from certifying class claims on the premise that individual defenses will be removed from consideration.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 19 2013Application (13A640) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 6, 2014 to March 7, 2014, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Dec 31 2013Application (13A640) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until January 30, 2014.
Jan 30 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 3, 2014)
Feb 3 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 2, 2014.
Feb 4 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 5 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Feb 28 2014Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Center for Class Action Fairness filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amici curiae of Allergan, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation and International Association of Defense Counsel filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amici curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council filed.
Apr 1 2014Brief of respondent Robert Jacobsen, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated. in opposition filed.
Apr 15 2014Reply of petitioner Allstate Insurance Company filed.
Apr 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 2, 2014.
May 5 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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