|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-1382||10th Cir.||Jan 19, 2016||Mar 7, 2016||8-0||Sotomayor||OT 2015|
Holding: For purposes of diversity jurisdiction, citizenship of an unincorporated entity depends on the citizenship of all of its members. Because, under Maryland law, a real estate investment trust is held and managed for the benefit of its shareholders, Americold’s members include its shareholders.
Judgment: Affirmed, 8-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on March 7, 2016.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 15 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 22, 2015)|
|Jun 22 2015||Waiver of right of respondent ConAgra Foods, Inc., et al. to respond filed.|
|Jul 8 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.|
|Jul 23 2015||Response Requested . (Due August 24, 2015)|
|Aug 12 2015||Brief of respondents ConAgra Foods, Inc., and Swift-Eckrich, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Aug 26 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.|
|Oct 1 2015||Petition GRANTED.|
|Oct 16 2015||Letter from counsel for the respondents advising Clerk of position on the merits.|
|Nov 13 2015||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including November 23, 2015.|
|Nov 23 2015||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)|
|Nov 23 2015||Brief of petitioners Americold Logistics, LLC, et al. filed.|
|Nov 23 2015||Joint motion to dismiss Americold Logistics, LLC as a dispensable party filed.|
|Nov 24 2015||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, January 19,2016|
|Nov 30 2015||Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2015.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Winston Wen-Young Wong filed.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts filed.|
|Dec 4 2015||Motion to dismiss Americold Logistics, LLC as a dispensable party GRANTED.|
|Dec 4 2015||Record requested from U.S.C.A. 10th Circuit.|
|Dec 8 2015||Record received from the U.S.C.A. 10th Circuit is located on PACER, with the exception of the pleadings enclosed in one box.|
|Dec 15 2015||CIRCULATED.|
|Dec 23 2015||Brief of respondents ConAgra Foods, Inc., and Swift-Eckrich, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 12 2016||Reply of petitioner Americold Realty Trust filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 19 2016||Argued. For petitioner: Michael D. Pospisil, Kansas City, Mo. For respondents: John M. Duggan, Overland Park, Kan.|
|Mar 7 2016||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Apr 8 2016||JUDGMENT ISSUED|
Supreme Court opinions in 15 minutes!
We’re LIVE right now discussing which opinions we could see today and answering your questions. Join us!
Announcement of opinions for Thursday, April 22 - SCOTUSblog
We will be live blogging on Thursday, April 22, as the court releases one or more opinions in argued cases. Th...
Today at the court:
A nuts-and-bolts question of civil procedure. After an appeal is decided, do courts have discretion to limit the administrative “costs” that the prevailing party can recover from the losing party?
Argument begins at 10:00 a.m. EDT.
Justices to consider awards of costs of appellate litigation - SCOTUSblog
Wednesday’s argument in City of San Antonio v. Hotels.com brings the justices a basic nuts-and-bolts question of...
In 2019, the Supreme Court limited the scope of a federal law that bans people convicted of felonies from having a gun. Up this morning at the court: back-to-back cases that will decide how many felon-in-possession convictions will need new trials or pleas under that 2019 ruling.
NEW: SCOTUS adds one new case to its docket for next term: Hemphill v. New York, a criminal-procedure case about the interaction between hearsay rules and the right of defendants to confront witnesses against them. Still no action on major petitions involving guns and abortion.
The court will release orders at 9:30 a.m. EDT followed by oral argument in two cases.
First, whether Alaska Native regional and village corporations are “Indian Tribes” for purposes of CARES Act Covid-related relief.
By @StanfordLaw’s Gregory Ablavsky.
Are Alaska Native corporations Indian tribes? A multimillion-dollar question - SCOTUSblog
Are Alaska Native corporations — special corporations that Congress created in 1971 when it resolved Native claims ...
It's official: In the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, our readers have chosen CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN as the greatest justice in history. The author of Brown v. Board, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona defeated top-seeded John Marshall in the final round.
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/04/the-great-chief-and-the-super-chief-a-final-showdown-in-supreme-court-march-madness/
Cast your vote below!
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.