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The Supreme Court will release orders from the March 22 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in PDR Network, LLC v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic Inc.; Christopher Walker has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in The Dutra Group v. Batterton; Joel Goldstein has our preview.

Eaton Corp. v. ZF Meritor, LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on April 29, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1045 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that conditional-rebate agreements can give rise to antitrust liability in the absence of any showing of below-cost pricing.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 17 2012Application (12A621) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 24, 2013 to February 25, 2013, submitted to Justice Alito.
Dec 19 2012Application (12A621) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until February 25, 2013.
Feb 25 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 28, 2013)
Mar 5 2013Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Mar 27 2013Brief of respondents ZF Meritor LLC, and Meritor Transmission Corporation in opposition filed.
Mar 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Eighteen Scholars filed.
Mar 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of Healthcare Supply Chain Association filed.
Apr 10 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 26, 2013.
Apr 10 2013Reply of petitioner Eaton Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Apr 29 2013Petition DENIED.
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