Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

PLIVA, Inc. v. Kohles

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term

Issue: Whether the prohibition on private enforcement of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act precludes state-law tort claims predicated on allegations that a generic drug manufacturer violated the FDCA by failing to implement Food-and-Drug-Administration-approved labeling changes in a manner considered timely under state law.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 15 2016Application (16A491) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 20, 2016 to December 21, 2016, submitted to Justice Alito.
Nov 18 2016Application (16A491) denied by Justice Alito.
Nov 21 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 23, 2016)
Dec 9 2016Waiver of right of respondent Phyllis Kohles, et al. to respond filed.
Dec 21 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Dec 27 2016Response Requested . (Due January 26, 2017)
Jan 23 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 27, 2017.
Feb 27 2017Brief of respondents Phyllis Kohles, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 14 2017Reply of petitioners PLIVA, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 31, 2017.
Term Snapshot