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Clause v. United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Petition for certiorari denied on January 17, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-641 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: Whether a contractual forum-selection clause purporting to override the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974's venue provision is invalid and unenforceable under ERISA.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 14 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 14, 2016)
Nov 18 2016Consent the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.
Nov 18 2016Application (16A503) for a stay pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Alito.
Nov 22 2016Application (16A503) denied by Justice Alito.
Dec 2 2016Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Pension Rights Center.
Dec 22 2016Waiver of right of respondent Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., et al. to respond filed.
Dec 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.
Jan 17 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Pension Rights Center GRANTED.
Jan 17 2017Petition DENIED.