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Ellis v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-953 10th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: What the correct test to apply is in deciding whether an otherwise applicable state law—here, a state law prohibiting discretion-conferring provisions in insurance contracts—can be displaced by an Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 plan’s choice-of-law clause.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 08 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 16, 2021)
Feb 04 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 16, 2021 to March 18, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 05 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 18, 2021.