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Sidamon-Eristoff v. New Jersey Food Council

Petition for certiorari denied on October 29, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-108 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether federal common law preempts a state from assuming temporary custody of unclaimed property arising within its borders that the rightful owner has not claimed and no other state seeks to escheat.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
May 11 2012Application (11A1078) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 24, 2012 to July 23, 2012, submitted to Justice Alito.
May 15 2012Application (11A1078) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until July 23, 2012.
Jul 23 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 27, 2012)
Aug 13 2012Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Aug 14 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 26, 2012, for all respondents.
Sep 26 2012Brief of respondent American Express Prepaid Card Management Corporation in opposition filed.
Sep 26 2012Brief of respondent New Jersey Retail Merchants Association in opposition filed.
Sep 26 2012Brief of respondent New Jersey Food Council in opposition filed.
Oct 9 2012Reply of petitioners Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff, Treasurer of New Jersey, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 10 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 26, 2012.
Oct 29 2012Petition DENIED.
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