Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

IQ Products Co. v. WD-40 Co.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-986 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a court must grant a motion to compel arbitration of the gateway question of arbitrability even where a contract containing an arbitration clause is unrelated to the parties’ instant dispute, or whether the court should deny the motion where the arbitrability argument is “wholly groundless.”

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 10 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 12, 2018)
Feb 28 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/16/2018.
Mar 07 2018Response Requested. (Due April 6, 2018)
Term Snapshot