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Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. v. Jackson

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1471 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether, under the Class Action Fairness Act – which permits “any defendant” in a state-court class action to remove the action to federal court if it satisfies certain jurisdictional requirements – an original defendant to a class-action claim that was originally asserted as a counterclaim against a co-defendant can remove the class action to federal court if it otherwise satisfies the jurisdictional requirements of the Class Action Fairness Act.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 23 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 25, 2018)
May 14 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 25, 2018 to June 25, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
May 18 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 25, 2018.
May 22 2018Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
May 25 2018Brief amici curiae of Retail Litigation Center, Inc. and Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
May 25 2018Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed.
Jun 25 2018Brief of respondent George W. Jackson in opposition filed.
Jul 10 2018Reply of petitioner Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. filed.
Jul 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
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