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.

Taylor v. Extendicare Health Facilities, Inc.

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

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.
Term Snapshot