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Dan’s City Used Cars, Inc. v. Pelkey

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-52 N.H. Mar 20, 2013
Tr.Aud.
May 13, 2013 9-0 Ginsburg OT 2012

Holding: Section 14501(c)(1) of the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 does not preempt state-law claims stemming from the storage and disposal of a towed vehicle.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on May 13, 2013.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 13 2011Reply of petitioner Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan^s City Auto Body filed. (Distributed)
Jul 9 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 13, 2012)
Aug 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Sep 6 2012Response Requested . (Due October 9, 2012)
Oct 4 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 8, 2012.
Nov 8 2012Brief of respondent Robert Pelkey in opposition filed.
Nov 16 2012Reply of petitioner Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan^s City Auto Body filed.
Nov 20 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 7, 2012.
Dec 7 2012Petition GRANTED.
Jan 7 2013SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Jan 22 2013Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 22 2013Brief of petitioner Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan^s City Auto Body filed.
Jan 28 2013CIRCULATED
Jan 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of California Tow Truck Association filed. (Distributed)
Jan 30 2013Record received from Supreme Court of New Hampshire. (1 box)
Feb 7 2013Record received from Superior Court Northern District of Hillsborough County. (1 box).
Feb 21 2013Brief of respondent Robert Pelkey filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2013Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al.
Feb 27 2013Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Massachusetts Jobs With Justice.
Feb 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Louisiana, New Hampshire, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of Towing and Recovery Association of America filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of Property Casualty Insurers Association of America filed. (Distributed)
Mar 13 2013Reply of petitioner Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2013Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 15 2013Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al. GRANTED.
Mar 15 2013Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Massachusetts Jobs With Justice GRANTED.
Mar 20 2013Argued. For petitioner: Andre D. Bouffard, Burlington, Vt. For respondent: Brian C. Shaughnessy, Manchester, N. H.; and Lewis S. Yelin, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
May 13 2013Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jun 14 2013MANDATE ISSUED.
Jun 27 2013Record returned to Supreme Court of New Hampshire.
Jun 27 2013Record returned to Superior Court , Northern District of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
 
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