Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in United States v. Sanchez-Gomez. Howard Wasserman has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh. Ronald Mann has our preview.

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New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-340 1st Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2018

Issues: (1) Whether a dispute over applicability of the Federal Arbitration Act's Section 1 exemption is an arbitrability issue that must be resolved in arbitration pursuant to a valid delegation clause; and (2) whether the FAA's Section 1 exemption, which applies on its face only to “contracts of employment,” is inapplicable to independent contractor agreements.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 06 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 6, 2017)
Sep 21 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 6, 2017.
Oct 06 2017Brief amicus curiae of American Trucking Associations, Inc. filed.
Oct 06 2017Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Oct 27 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 20, 2017.
Nov 20 2017Brief of respondent Dominic Oliveira in opposition filed.
Dec 01 2017Reply of petitioner New Prime Inc. filed.
Dec 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 04 2018Rescheduled.
Jan 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/19/2018.
Feb 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/16/2018.
Feb 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/23/2018.
Feb 26 2018Petition GRANTED.
Mar 06 2018Motion for an extension of time filed.
Mar 09 2018Motion to extend the time to file (the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits) granted and the time is extended to and including May 14, 2018. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 11, 2018.
Term Snapshot