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Aspen Insurance (UK) Ltd. v. Black & Veatch Corp.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 1, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1662 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether a federal court sitting in diversity must give deference to state intermediate appellate court decisions on a question of state law, absent state-highest-court precedent, or whether those intermediate court decisions are merely one factor among many to be considered in predicting the highest court’s likely ruling on that question.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 06 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 13, 2018)
Jul 10 2018Brief of respondent Black & Veatch Corporation in opposition filed.
Jul 13 2018Respondent's Rule 29.6 corporate disclosure statement received.
Jul 25 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Oct 01 2018Petition DENIED.
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