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The Sherwin-Williams Co. v. California

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-86 Cal. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether, in conflict with decisions of the Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the First Amendment permits California to impose tort liability for truthfully promoting a lawful product that it finds to be hazardous in some uses; and (2) whether the due process clause allows a state to impose retroactive and grossly disproportionate public nuisance liability to inspect and abate millions of residences based on decades-old promotions without evidence that consumers relied on those promotions or that petitioner’s lead paint is in any residence.

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 20 2018Application (17A1163) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 15, 2018 to June 14, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Apr 25 2018Application (17A1163) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 14, 2018.
May 21 2018Application (17A1163) to extend further the time from June 14, 2018 to July 14, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
May 22 2018Application (17A1163) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until July 14, 2018.
Jul 16 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 17, 2018)
Jul 27 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, The Sherwin-Williams Company.
Jul 30 2018Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, The People of California.
Aug 03 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 17, 2018 to September 17, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 17, 2018.
 
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