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Editor's Note :

We expect one or more decisions in argued cases on Wednesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at approximately 9:45 The Court also has confirmed that the audiotape of Wednesday’s hearing in King v. Burwell will not be released on that day, but on Friday, as is usual.
Wednesday's live blog will be available here.

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Whirlpool Corp. v. Glazer

Petition for certiorari denied on February 24, 2014

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-431 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: (1) Whether the of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3) predominance requirement can be satisfied when the court has not found that the aggregate of common liability issues predominates over the aggregate of individualized issues at trial and when neither injury nor damages can be proven on a classwide basis; and (2) whether a class may be certified when most members have never experienced the alleged defect and both fact of injury and damages would have to be litigated on a member-by-member basis.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 7 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 6, 2013)
Oct 14 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Oct 14 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Oct 15 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 6, 2013.
Nov 5 2013Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed. VIDED.
Nov 5 2013Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed. VIDED.
Nov 6 2013Brief amicus curiae of The Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed.
Nov 6 2013Brief amicus curiae of Retail Litigation Center, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Nov 6 2013Brief amici curiae of Technology Association of America, and TechNet filed. VIDED.
Nov 6 2013Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 6 2013Brief amicus curiae of The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers filed. VIDED.
Nov 6 2013Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 6 2013Brief of respondents Gina Glazer and Trina Allison, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated in opposition filed. VIDED.
Dec 23 2013Reply of petitioner Whirlpool Corporation filed. VIDED.
Dec 24 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Jan 13 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 17, 2014.
Jan 21 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 24, 2014.
Feb 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Feb 24 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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