Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

BeavEx Inc. v. Costello

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1305 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act preempts generally-applicable state laws that force motor carriers to treat and pay all drivers as “employees” rather than as independent contractors.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 19 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 23, 2016)
May 19 2016Brief amicus curiae of Washington Trucking Associations filed.
May 20 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 22, 2016.
Jun 22 2016Brief of respondents Megan Baase Kephart and Osama Daoud, individually and on behalf of the class in opposition filed.
Jul 6 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Jul 6 2016Reply of petitioner BeavEx, Incorporated filed. (Distributed)
Oct 3 2016The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Term Snapshot