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Nitro-Lift Technologies, L.L.C. v. Howard

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1377 Okla. Not Argued Nov 26, 2012 N/A Per Curiam OT 2012

Holding: The Oklahoma Supreme Court was wrong in preventing arbitration of a dispute over the scope of non-competition agreements in employment contracts.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded in a per curiam opinion on November 26, 2012.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
May 14 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 15, 2012)
May 31 2012Waiver of right of respondents Eddie Lee Howard, et al. to respond filed.
Jun 5 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2012.
Jun 18 2012Response Requested . (Due July 18, 2012)
Jun 29 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 17, 2012.
Aug 15 2012Brief of respondents Eddie Lee Howard, and Shane D. Schneider in opposition filed.
Aug 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Aug 30 2012Reply of petitioner Nitro-Lift Technologies, L.L.C. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 7 2012Record Requested .
Sep 18 2012Record received from Supreme Court of Oklahoma (1 envelope).
Sep 19 2012Record received from District Court of Johnston County State of Oklahoma (1 envelope).
Sep 26 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 12, 2012.
Oct 15 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 26, 2012.
Oct 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 2, 2012.
Nov 5 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 9, 2012.
Nov 13 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Nov 26 2012Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
Dec 28 2012JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jan 15 2013Record returned to Supreme Court of Oklahoma.
Jan 18 2013Record returned to District Court of Johnston County.
 
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