Carpenter Co. v. Ace Foam, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on March 2, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-577 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: (1) Whether the standing requirements of Article III apply to all members of a class certified under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23; and (2) whether certifying a class under Rule 23(b)(3) is improper where individualized damages issues predominate, and where plaintiffs rely exclusively on aggregate damages models that calculate damages purportedly incurred by the class as a whole, rather than by individual class members.

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 18 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 19, 2014)
Dec 5 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Dec 10 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 20, 2015.
Dec 19 2014Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Dec 19 2014Brief amici curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Dec 19 2014Brief amici curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Dec 19 2014Brief amicus curiae of Dow Chemical Company filed.
Dec 23 2014Brief of respondent Direct Purchaser Class in opposition filed.
Dec 23 2014Brief of respondent Indirect Purchaser Class in opposition filed.
Jan 6 2015Reply of petitioners Carpenter Co., et al. filed.
Jan 14 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2015.
Jan 29 2015Supplemental brief of petitioners Carpenter Co., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 3 2015Supplemental brief of respondent Direct Purchaser Class filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2015Rescheduled.
Feb 23 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 27, 2015.
Mar 2 2015Petition DENIED.
 
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