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C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. v. Miller

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1425 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a common-law negligence claim against a freight broker is preempted because it does not constitute an exercise of the “safety regulatory authority of a State with respect to motor vehicles” within the meaning of the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act’s safety exception.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 08 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 12, 2021)
Apr 12 2021Waiver of right of respondent Allen Miller to respond filed.
Apr 13 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Apr 14 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/30/2021.
Apr 19 2021Response Requested. (Due May 19, 2021)
Apr 22 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 19, 2021 to June 18, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 26 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 18, 2021.
May 19 2021Brief amici curiae of National Association of Manufacturers, National Retail Federation, and Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
May 19 2021Brief amicus curiae of Transportation Intermediaries Association, Inc. filed.
May 19 2021Brief amici curiae of Leading Industry Freight Brokers (Armstrong Transport Group, Llc, Choptank Transport, Inc., Coyote Logistics, Llc, Echo Global Logistics, Inc., England Logistics, Inc., Globaltranz Enterprises, Llc, Mode Global, Llc, Total Quality Logistics, Llc, Transpla filed.
May 19 2021Brief amicus curiae of DRI–The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
May 19 2021Brief amicus curiae of Interested Freight Motor Carriers filed.
Jun 16 2021Brief of respondent Allen Miller in opposition filed.
Jun 18 2021Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from June, 30, 2021 to July 7, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 22 2021Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until July 7, 2021 granted.
Jul 07 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.
Jul 07 2021Reply of petitioner C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 04 2021The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.