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.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-466 Cal. Apr 25, 2017
TBD TBD TBD OT 2016

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the respondents in this case.

Issue: Whether a plaintiff's claims arise out of or relate to a defendant's forum activities when there is no causal link between the defendant's forum contacts and the plaintiff's claims – that is, where the plaintiff's claims would be exactly the same even if the defendant had no forum contacts.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 7 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 10, 2016)
Oct 13 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner and counsel for the respondents.
Nov 10 2016Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Nov 10 2016Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed.
Nov 10 2016Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed.
Nov 10 2016Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.
Nov 10 2016Brief amicus curiae of GlaxoSmithKline, LLC filed.
Nov 15 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 9, 2016.
Dec 7 2016Brief of respondents Superior Court of California, San Francisco County, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 20 2016Reply of petitioner Bristol-Myers Squibb Company filed.
Dec 21 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Jan 9 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.
Jan 17 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 19, 2017.
Jan 19 2017Petition GRANTED.
Feb 13 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Petitioner.
Feb 13 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Respondents.
Feb 17 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Feb 24 2017Record requested from the Supreme Court of California.
Mar 1 2017Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Mar 1 2017Brief of petitioner Bristol-Myers Squibb Company filed.
Mar 2 2017Record received from the Supreme Court of California (1 box).
Mar 7 2017Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Mar 8 2017Brief amicus curiae of GlaxoSmithKline LLC filed.
Mar 8 2017Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2017Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.
Mar 8 2017Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed.
Mar 8 2017Brief amici curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2017Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2017Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Mar 8 2017Brief amici curiae of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Texas Association of Broadcasters filed.
Mar 9 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V., et al.
Mar 22 2017CIRCULATED.
 
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