BP Exploration & Production Inc. v. Lake Eugenie Land & Development, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on December 8, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-123 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether the court of appeals erred in holding – in conflict with the Second, Seventh, Eighth, and D.C. Circuits – that district courts can, consistent with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 and Article III of the Constitution, certify classes that include numerous members who have not suffered any injury caused by the defendant.

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DateProceedings and Orders
May 28 2014Application (13A1177) to recall and stay pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Scalia.
Jun 2 2014Response to application from respondent Lake Eugenie Land & Development, Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 3 2014Reply of applicant BP Exploration & Production Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 9 2014Application (13A1177) referred to the Court.
Jun 9 2014Application (13A1177) denied by the Court.
Aug 1 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 4, 2014)
Aug 1 2014Appendix of BP Exploration & Production Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 7 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counnsel for the petitioners.
Aug 7 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents Lake Eugenie Land & Development, Inc.
Aug 12 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 6, 2014, for all respondents.
Aug 14 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Cobb Real Estate, Inc. respondents.
Aug 14 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for The Deepwater Horizon Court Supervised Settlement Program, and Patrick Juneau, Jr. respondents.
Aug 26 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 14, 2014 for the Lake Eugenie respondents.
Sep 3 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Federation of German Industries, et al.
Sep 4 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
Sep 4 2014Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Washington Legal Foundation.
Sep 4 2014Brief amicus curiae of Kenneth R. Feinberg, Special Master of the Federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 and Administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Her Britannic Majesty's Government of the Uinted Kingdom of Great Britain, et al. filed.
Oct 3 2014Response to petition from respondents Cobb Real Estate, Inc., et al. filed.
Oct 3 2014Response to petition from respondents Patrick A. Juneau as Claims Administrator, and Deepwater Horizon Court Supervised Settlement Program filed.
Oct 6 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, et al.
Oct 8 2014Brief of respondents Lake Eugenie Land & Development, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 22 2014Reply of petitioners BP Exploration & Production Inc., et al. filed.
Oct 29 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 14, 2014.
Nov 14 2014Rescheduled.
Nov 17 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 25, 2014.
Nov 24 2014Rescheduled.
Dec 1 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 5, 2014.
Dec 8 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. GRANTED.
Dec 8 2014Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Washington Legal Foundation GRANTED.
Dec 8 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Federation of German Industries, et al. GRANTED.
Dec 8 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, et al. GRANTED.
Dec 8 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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