Whirlpool Corp. v. Glazer

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-322 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: (1) Whether a class may be certified under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3) even though most class members have not been harmed and could not sue on their own behalf; (2) whether a class may be certified without resolving factual disputes that bear directly on the requirements of Rule 23; and (3) whether a class may be certified without determining whether factual dissimilarities among putative class members give rise to individualized issues that predominate over any common issues.

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 14 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 17, 2012)
Sep 20 2012Waiver of right of respondent Gina Glazer and Trina Allison, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated to respond filed.
Sep 24 2012Letter of September 21, 2012, from counsel for Product Liability Advisory Council received. (Distributed)
Sep 25 2012Letter of September 21, 2012, from counsel for Pacific Legal Foundation received. (Distributed)
Sep 26 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 12, 2012.
Sep 26 2012Letter of September 25, 2012, from counsel for U.S. Chamber of Commerce, et al. received. (Distributed)
Sep 28 2012Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 28 2012Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council filed. (Distributed).
Oct 2 2012Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed).
Oct 9 2012Response Requested . (Due November 8, 2012)
Oct 17 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 30, 2012.
Nov 30 2012Brief of respondents Gina Glazer and Trina Allison, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated in opposition filed.
Dec 11 2012Reply of petitioner Whirlpool Corporation filed.
Dec 12 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.
Dec 19 2012Letter of December 19, 2012, from counsel for respondents received. (Distributed)
Dec 21 2012Letter of December 21, 2012, from counsel for petitioner received. (Distributed)
Mar 27 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 29, 2013.
Mar 28 2013Supplemental brief of petitioner Whirlpool Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Mar 28 2013Supplemental brief of respondents Gina Glazer and Trina Allison, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2013Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 569 U.S. ___ (2013).
May 3 2013JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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