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Convergex Group, LLC v. Fletcher

Petition for certiorari denied on January 8, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-343 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether a participant in a defined-benefit ERISA plan may claim “representational” standing and rely on only his plan's injuries to satisfy article III's standing requirement, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has held; or whether the participant must establish his own article III standing to proceed, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 9th Circuits have held.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 23 2017Application (16A1263) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 3, 2017 to September 1, 2017, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Jun 26 2017Application (16A1263) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until September 1, 2017.
Sep 01 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 6, 2017)
Sep 08 2017Waiver of right of respondent Landol Fletcher to respond filed.
Sep 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
Sep 26 2017Response Requested. (Due October 26, 2017)
Sep 29 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 27, 2017.
Nov 27 2017Brief of respondent Landol Fletcher in opposition filed.
Dec 12 2017Reply of petitioners Convergex Group LLC, et al. filed.
Dec 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 08 2018Petition DENIED.
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