Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the April 21 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Davila v. Davis. Steve Vladeck has our preview.

Taylor v. Extendicare Health Facilities, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on March 27, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-825 Pa. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issues: (1) Whether the Federal Arbitration Act or the “federal policy favoring arbitration” requires courts to discriminate in favor of arbitration agreements; (2) whether the FAA requires courts to preempt neutral state laws that merely have a disproportionate impact on the enforcement of arbitration agreements; and (3) whether, if the answer to either question above is “yes,” that violates basic principles of federalism.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 22 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 27, 2017)
Jan 18 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 27, 2017.
Feb 22 2017Brief of respondents Extendicare Health Facilities, Inc., dba Havencrest Nursing Center, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 7 2017Reply of petitioners Daniel E. Taylor and William Taylor, as Co-Executors of the Estate of Anna Marie Taylor, Deceased, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
Mar 27 2017Petition DENIED.
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