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The Supreme Court will release orders from the February 15 conference on Tuesday, February 19, at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 20, at 10:00 a.m.
On Tuesday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service; Ronald Mann has our preview.

Behr Dayton Thermal Products, LLC v. Martin

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-472 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether plaintiffs, having failed to demonstrate that common issues predominate over individual issues as to their cause of action under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3), may nevertheless obtain certification of issue classes for that cause of action under Rule 23(c)(4).

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 12 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 13, 2018)
Nov 01 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Behr Dayton Thermal Products LLC, et al..
Nov 13 2018Waiver of right of respondents Terry Martin, et al. to respond filed.
Nov 13 2018Brief amici curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Nov 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/7/2018.
Nov 29 2018Response Requested. (Due January 2, 2019)
Dec 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 2, 2019 to February 1, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 13 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 1, 2019.
Feb 01 2019Brief of respondents Terry Martin, et al. in opposition filed.
Term Snapshot