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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Romo

Petition for certiorari denied on June 30, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1015 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether, under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, which authorizes removal to federal court if plaintiffs’ claims “are proposed to be tried jointly,” a motion by plaintiffs to coordinate or consolidate their cases before a single trial judge to avoid inconsistent judgments and promote judicial economy constitutes such a proposal.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 5 2013Application (13A582) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 23, 2013 to February 21, 2014, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Dec 19 2013Application (13A582) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until February 21, 2014.
Feb 21 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 27, 2014)
Mar 11 2014Waiver of right of respondents Judith Romo, et al. to respond filed.
Apr 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 2, 2014.
Apr 25 2014Response Requested . (Due May 27, 2014)
May 27 2014Brief of respondents Judith Romo, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 5 2014Reply of petitioner Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. filed.
Jun 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2014.
Jun 30 2014Petition DENIED.
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