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Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-135 3d Cir. Mar 25, 2013
Tr.Aud.
Jun 10, 2013 9-0 Kagan OT 2012

Holding: When an arbitrator determines that the parties to an arbitration intended to authorize class-wide arbitration, that determination survives judicial review under § 10(a)(4) of the Federal Arbitration Act as long as the arbitrator was arguably construing the contract.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on June 10, 2013. Justice Alito filed a concurring opinion in which Justice Thomas joined.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 27 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 30, 2012)
Aug 1 2012Waiver of right of respondent John Ivan Sutter to respond filed.
Aug 15 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Aug 21 2012Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America.
Aug 29 2012Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.
Sep 6 2012Response Requested . (Due October 9, 2012)
Oct 1 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 8, 2012.
Nov 6 2012Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 15, 2012.
Nov 15 2012Brief of respondent John Ivan Sutter in opposition filed.
Nov 20 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 7, 2012.
Nov 20 2012Reply of petitioner Oxford Health Plans LLC filed. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2012Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America GRANTED.
Dec 7 2012Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar GRANTED.
Dec 7 2012Petition GRANTED.
Jan 7 2013SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 25, 2013
Jan 8 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jan 9 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jan 22 2013Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received.)
Jan 22 2013Brief of petitioner Oxford Health Plans LLC filed.
Jan 22 2013Record received from U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit is electronic.
Jan 22 2013Record from U.S.D.C. for the District of New Jersey is electronic.
Jan 23 2013Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Jan 28 2013CIRCULATED.
Jan 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of New England Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council filed. (Distributed)
Feb 21 2013Brief of respondent John Ivan Sutter filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of American Medical Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2013Reply of petitioner Oxford Health Plans LLC filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2013Argued. For petitioner: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Eric D. Katz, Roseland, N. J.
Jun 10 2013Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Alito, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined.
Jul 12 2013JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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