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Editor's Note :

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Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Corber

Petition for certiorari denied on June 30, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1016 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether plaintiffs’ request, pursuant to state court procedures, to coordinate numerous multi-plaintiff lawsuits involving claims of more than 100 persons against dozens of non-resident defendants for all purposes constitutes a “mass action” removable under the Class Action Fairness Act.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 5 2013Application (13A583) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 23, 2013 to February 21, 2014, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Dec 9 2013Application (13A583) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until February 21, 2014.
Feb 21 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 27, 2014)
Feb 21 2014Appendix of Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. filed.
Apr 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 2, 2014.
Apr 25 2014Response Requested . (Due May 27, 2014)
May 27 2014Brief of respondent Margalit Corber, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 9 2014Reply of petitioner Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. filed.
Jun 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2014.
Jun 30 2014Petition DENIED.
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