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ConAgra Grocery Products Co. v. California

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-84 Cal. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether imposing massive and retroactive “public nuisance” liability without requiring proof that the defendant’s nearly century-old conduct caused any individual plaintiff any injury violates the due process clause; and (2) whether retroactively imposing massive liability based on a defendant’s nearly century-old promotion of its then-lawful products without requiring proof of reliance thereon or injury therefrom violates the First Amendment.

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 20 2018Application (17A1163) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 15, 2018 to June 14, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Apr 25 2018Application (17A1163) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 14, 2018.
May 21 2018Application (17A1163) to extend further the time from June 14, 2018 to July 14, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
May 22 2018Application (17A1163) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until July 14, 2018.
Jul 16 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 17, 2018)
Jul 26 2018Consent to the filing of amicus briefs received from counsel for ConAgra Grocery Products Company, et al. submitted.
Jul 30 2018Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, California.
Aug 03 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 17, 2018 to September 17, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 17, 2018.
 
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