Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Fred Martin Motor Co. v. Spitzer Autoworld Akron, LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on October 2, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-1455 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether, by reopening the final order of a federal bankruptcy court and permitting a private arbitrator to reverse it, Section 747 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 is unconstitutional.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 11 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 13, 2015)
Jun 22 2015Waiver of right of respondent Dick Scott, Inc. d/b/a Dick Scott Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to respond filed.
Jun 24 2015Waiver of right of respondent Livonia Chrysler Jeep, Inc. to respond filed.
Jul 1 2015Waiver of right of respondent FLA, US, LLC to respond filed.
Jul 1 2015Waiver of right of respondents Suburban of Troy, et al. to respond filed.
Jul 2 2015Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Jul 10 2015Brief of respondent Spitzer Autoworld Akron, LLC in opposition filed.
Jul 13 2015Brief of respondents Fox Hills Motor Sales, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 29 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Sep 4 2015Reply of petitioner Fred Martin Motor Company filed. (Distributed)
Oct 5 2015Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot