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Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1566 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a federal court hearing state law claims brought under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act must apply the forum state’s choice-of-law rules to determine what substantive law governs the claims at issue, or whether it may apply federal common law.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 06 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 10, 2021)
May 14 2021Waiver of right of respondent Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation to respond filed.
May 18 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/3/2021.
May 24 2021Response Requested. (Due June 23, 2021)
May 24 2021Brief amici curiae of 14 Professors of Law filed.
Jun 02 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 23, 2021 to July 30, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 03 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 30, 2021.
Jul 29 2021Brief of respondent Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation in opposition filed.
Aug 17 2021Reply of petitioners David Cassirer, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 18 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.