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Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. v. Morgan-Larson, LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on January 8, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-441 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether, or in what circumstances, a plaintiff adequately pleads a “continuing violation” of the antitrust laws, sufficient to satisfy the statute of limitations, by alleging continuing sales during the limitations period when the alleged price-fixing conspiracy was formed outside the limitations period.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 21 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 23, 2017)
Oct 04 2017Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., et al. on 10/04/2017
Oct 17 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 22, 2017.
Oct 18 2017Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Oct 23 2017Brief amicus curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation filed.
Nov 07 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 29, 2017.
Nov 29 2017Brief of respondents Morgan-Larson, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 12 2017Reply of petitioners Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., et al. filed.
Dec 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 08 2018Petition DENIED.
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