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Editor's Note :

On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc. John Duffy has our preview.
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Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-254 Tex. App. Mar 22, 2017
Tr.Aud.
TBD TBD TBD OT 2016

Issue: Whether the Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters authorizes service of process by mail.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 25 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 28, 2016)
Aug 31 2016Waiver of right of respondent Tara Menon to respond filed.
Sep 14 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.
Sep 22 2016Response Requested . (Due October 24, 2016)
Oct 13 2016Brief of respondent Tara Menon in opposition filed.
Oct 25 2016Reply of petitioner Water Splash, Inc. filed.
Nov 2 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.
Nov 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
Dec 2 2016Petition GRANTED.
Jan 17 2017Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Jan 17 2017Brief of petitioner Water Splash, Inc. filed.
Jan 24 2017Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Feb 3 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Feb 3 2017Record requested from the Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourteenth District.
Feb 14 2017Brief of respondent Tara Menon filed.
Feb 14 2017Motion for divided argument filed by petitioner Water Splash, Inc.
Feb 21 2017Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 22 2017Record received from the Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourteenth District. The record is electronic.
Feb 22 2017CIRCULATED.
Mar 6 2017Motion for divided argument filed by petitioner DENIED.
Mar 6 2017Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 13 2017Reply of petitioner Water Splash, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2017Argued. For petitioner: Jeremy Gaston, Houston, Tex.; and Elaine J. Goldenberg, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Timothy A. Hootman, Houston, Tex.
 
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