Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Walia v. Dewan

Petition for certiorari denied on April 7, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-722 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the petitioner in this case, which is listed without regard to the likelihood that it will be granted.

Issue: Whether and when the Federal Arbitration Act permits a court to vacate an arbitral award as the product of “manifest disregard of the law.”

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 13 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 16, 2014)
Jan 15 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 21, 2014.
Jan 16 2014Brief amici curiae of Professors and Practitioners of Arbitration Law filed.
Feb 18 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 14, 2014.
Mar 14 2014Brief of respondents Kiran M. Dewan, CPA, P.A., et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 19 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 4, 2014.
Mar 19 2014Reply of petitioner Arun Walia filed. (Distributed)
Apr 7 2014Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot