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CBX Resources, L.L.C. v. ACE American Insurance Co.

Petition for certiorari denied on February 22, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-478 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should abolish the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit’s judicially created “finality trap” and resolve the conflict among the U.S. Courts of Appeals regarding the finality or non-finality under 28 U.S.C. § 1291 of a judgment when a party has dismissed — without prejudice — remaining unadjudicated claims.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 07 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 12, 2020)
Oct 29 2020Waiver of right of respondent ACE American Insurance Company, et al. to respond filed.
Nov 04 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.
Nov 10 2020Response Requested. (Due December 10, 2020)
Nov 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 10, 2020 to January 11, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 23 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 11, 2021.
Jan 11 2021Brief of respondents ACE American Insurance Company, et al. in opposition filed.
Jan 22 2021Reply of petitioner CBX Resources, L.L.C. submitted.
Jan 27 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Feb 22 2021Petition DENIED.