Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We are hosting an online symposium on Epic Systems v. Lewis, in which the court held 5-4 that arbitration clauses in employment contracts that require employees to forego class and collective actions are enforceable. Contributions are available at this link.

Avis Budget Group, Inc. v. Alaska Rent-A-Car, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on November 18, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-330 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether the erroneous deprivation of a peremptory challenge in federal court, which allows a prospective juror who should have been stricken to sit on the jury, is subject to harmless-error review.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 13 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 16, 2013)
Oct 15 2013Brief of respondent Alaska Rent-A-Car, Inc. in opposition filed.
Oct 29 2013Reply of petitioner Avis Budget Group, Inc., fka Cendant Corporation, et al. filed.
Oct 30 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 15, 2013.
Nov 18 2013Petition DENIED.
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