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Elmore v. Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 10, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-22 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the right under 42 U.S.C. § 1981 to “the full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings” free from “impairment by nongovernmental [racial] discrimination” nonetheless requires an injured plaintiff to allege state action.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 18 2017Application (16A1126) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 1, 2017 to July 3, 2017, submitted to Justice Alito.
May 19 2017Application (16A1126) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until July 3, 2017.
Jun 30 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 31, 2017)
Jul 12 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 30, 2017.
Aug 30 2017Brief of respondent Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc. in opposition filed.
Sep 12 2017Reply of petitioner Floyd G. Elmore filed.
Sep 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
Oct 10 2017Petition DENIED.