Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

Our first interim Stat Pack for October Term 2016, prepared by Kedar Bhatia, is available at this link.

Armstrong v. National Football League

Petition for certiorari denied on December 12, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-413 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether the approval of a global class-action settlement of claims against the National Football League stemming from current and future brain injuries is consistent with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23's adequacy-of-representation requirement and due process.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 18 2016Application (16A186) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 30, 2016 to October 17, 2016, submitted to Justice Alito.
Aug 19 2016Response to application from respondent Shawn Wooden, et al. filed.
Aug 22 2016Application (16A186) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until September 19, 2016.
Sep 8 2016Application (16A186) to extend further the time from September 19, 2016 to October 3, 2016, submitted to Justice Alito.
Sep 12 2016Application (16A186) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until September 26, 2016. No further extensions will be granted for any reason.
Sep 26 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 31, 2016)
Oct 11 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 2, 2016.
Oct 26 2016Brief amicus curiae of Brain Injury Association of America filed.
Oct 27 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 7, 2016.
Oct 31 2016Brief amici curiae of 135 Former National Football League Players filed.
Oct 31 2016Brief amicus curiae of Public Citizen, Inc. filed.
Nov 4 2016Brief of respondents The National Football League and NFL Properties, LLC in opposition filed. VIDED.
Nov 4 2016Brief of respondents Turner, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Nov 21 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 9, 2016.
Nov 21 2016Reply of petitioners Raymond Armstrong, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2016Supplemental brief of respondents Turner, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 12 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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