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Avco Corp. v. Sikkelee

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1140 3d Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel to the respondent in this case.

Issue: Whether the Federal Aviation Act pre-empts state-law design-defect claims.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 01 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 3, 2019)
Mar 06 2019Waiver of right of respondent Jill Sikkelee to respond filed.
Mar 12 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Avco Corporation.
Mar 19 2019Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Jill Sikkelee
Mar 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.
Mar 21 2019Response Requested. (Due April 22, 2019)
Apr 16 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 22, 2019 to May 22, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 17 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 22, 2019.
Apr 19 2019Brief amicus curiae of Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc. filed.
Apr 22 2019Brief amici curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc., et al. filed.
Apr 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of Garmin International, Inc. filed.
Apr 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of Aerospace Industries Association of America, Inc. filed.
Apr 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of Airbus Americas, Inc. filed.
Apr 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of General Aviation Manufacturers Association filed. (To Be Recovered)
Apr 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
May 22 2019Brief of respondent Jill Sikkelee in opposition filed.
May 30 2019Letter from counsel for petitioner waiving the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.
Jun 04 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.
Jun 04 2019Reply of petitioner Avco Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Jun 24 2019The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
 
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