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Martin v. Blessing

Petition for certiorari denied on November 18, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-169 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether an objecting class member – whose antitrust claims have been waived by a settlement negotiated by class counsel appointed by a racially conscious class-certification order – has standing to challenge the class-certification order and, through it, the antitrust settlement.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
May 23 2013Application (12A1127) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 3, 2013 to August 2, 2013, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
May 23 2013Application (12A1127) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until August 2, 2013.
Aug 2 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 5, 2013)
Aug 20 2013Brief of respondent Carl Blessing, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 21 2013Waiver of right of respondent Sirius XM Radio Inc. to respond filed.
Aug 23 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither of party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Sep 4 2013Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Sep 5 2013Brief amicus curiae of Center for Individual Rights filed.
Sep 19 2013Reply of petitioner Nicolas Martin filed.
Sep 19 2013Supplemental brief of petitioner Nicolas Martin filed.
Sep 19 2013Motion for leave to supplement the Questions Presented filed by petitioner Nicolas Martin.
Sep 23 2013Opposition to petitioner's motion to supplement the Questions Presented filed by respondents Carl Blessing, et al..
Sep 24 2013Reply of petitioner Nicolas Martin in support of motion to supplement the Questions Presented filed.
Sep 25 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.
Oct 15 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 18, 2013.
Oct 21 2013Record Requested .
Oct 28 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 1, 2013.
Nov 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 8, 2013.
Nov 12 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 15, 2013.
Nov 15 2013Record from U.S.C.A.f or 2nd Circuit is electronic.
Nov 18 2013Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Alito, respecting the denial of the petition for a writ of certiorari. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Nov 25 2013Record received from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York. (1 envelope)
Nov 25 2013Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York.
 
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