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Lamps Plus Inc. v. Varela

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-988 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2018

Issue: Whether the Federal Arbitration Act forecloses a state-law interpretation of an arbitration agreement that would authorize class arbitration based solely on general language commonly used in arbitration agreements.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 22 2017Application (17A577) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 10, 2017 to January 10, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Nov 28 2017Application (17A577) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until January 10, 2018.
Jan 10 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 12, 2018)
Feb 06 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 12, 2018 to March 14, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 14, 2018.
Feb 12 2018Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States America filed.
Mar 14 2018Brief of respondent Frank Varela in opposition filed.
Mar 28 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Mar 28 2018Reply of petitioners Lamps Plus, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Apr 30 2018Petition GRANTED.
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