We expect one or more decisions in argued cases on Wednesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at approximately 9:45 The Court also has confirmed that the audiotape of Wednesday’s hearing in King v. Burwell will not be released on that day, but on Friday, as is usual. Wednesday's live blog will be available here.
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Issue: (1) Whether, by electing not to define the term “arbitration,”
Congress evinced an intent to respect relevant
state-law definitions of “arbitration,” so long as
applying them would not undermine the Federal Arbitration Act’s policy
goals; and (2) whether, if it is proper to disregard relevant state-law
definitions of “arbitration” in favor of one created by
federal judges, that definition should exclude alternative dispute resolution
that does not necessarily (a) resolve the plaintiff’s
entire cause of action (b) through an adversarial process.
Proceedings and Orders
Apr 12 2013
Application (12A992) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 23, 2013 to June 7, 2013, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Apr 15 2013
Application (12A992) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until June 7, 2013.
On Monday the Court issued orders from its February 27 Conference. Two new cases were granted. In case there are opinions, we will be live blogging both Tuesday and Wednesday. This is the second week of the February sitting.
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