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Dean Foods Company v. Food Lion, LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on November 17, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-110 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether, in antitrust or other cases in which the plaintiff must prove causation in fact as an element of the claim, a plaintiff must produce evidence of causation to defeat a motion for summary judgment, or whether a court may instead presume causation at summary judgment and permit the case to proceed to trial based on that presumption.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 25 2014Application (13A1083) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 2, 2014 to July 2, 2014, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Apr 29 2014Application (13A1083) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until July 2, 2014.
Jun 17 2014Application (13A1083) to extend further the time from July 2, 2014 to August 1, 2014, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jun 17 2014Application (13A1083) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 1, 2014.
Aug 1 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 3, 2014)
Aug 18 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 3, 2014.
Aug 20 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Sep 3 2014Brief amici curiae of National Association of Manufacturers, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2014Brief amici curiae of Air Transport Association of America, Inc., et al. filed.
Sep 26 2014Brief of respondents Food Lion, LLC, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 14 2014Reply of petitioners Dean Foods Company, et al. filed.
Oct 15 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 31, 2014.
Oct 29 2014Rescheduled.
Nov 3 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 7, 2014.
Nov 5 2014Rescheduled.
Nov 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 14, 2014.
Nov 17 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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