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On Wednesday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Mission Product Holdings Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC; Ronald Mann has our preview.

Bentley v. Vooys

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-709 3d Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a statute requiring a court, upon a defendant’s request, to order a nonresident plaintiff to post a minimal security bond for costs violates either the privileges and immunities clause of Article VI, Section 2 of the United States Constitution or the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 19 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 31, 2018)
Dec 28 2018Waiver of right of respondents Victoria Vooys, et al. to respond filed.
Jan 09 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.
Jan 17 2019Response Requested. (Due February 19, 2019)
Feb 06 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 19, 2019 to March 19, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 11 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 19, 2019.
Term Snapshot