|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-1174||2d Cir.||Dec 9, 2014||Jan 21, 2015||9-0||Ginsburg||OT 2014|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case
Holding: When a district court dismisses the only claim in a case that has been consolidated with other actions for pretrial proceedings in multidistrict litigation, the district court’s order is a final and appealable order, even if claims remained in other actions included in the MDL.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on January 21, 2015.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 6 2014||Application (13A913) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 16, 2014 to April 15, 2014, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Mar 7 2014||Application (13A913) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until April 15, 2014.|
|Mar 26 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 25, 2014)|
|Apr 17 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 27, 2014, for all respondents.|
|Apr 25 2014||Brief amici curiae of Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, et al. filed.|
|May 27 2014||Brief of respondents Bank of America Corporation, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jun 3 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2014.|
|Jun 3 2014||Reply of petitioners Ellen Gelboim, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 23 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2014.|
|Jun 24 2014||Letter of June 24, 2014, from counsel for petitioner received. (Distributed)|
|Jun 30 2014||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jul 8 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.|
|Jul 18 2014||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 29, 2014.|
|Jul 18 2014||The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 15, 2014.|
|Aug 4 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.|
|Aug 29 2014||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)|
|Aug 29 2014||Brief of petitioner Ellen Gelboim, et al. filed.|
|Sep 4 2014||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.|
|Sep 5 2014||Brief amici curiae of Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, et al. filed.|
|Sep 22 2014||Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit.|
|Sep 23 2014||Record received from U.S.D.C. Western District of North Carolina. The record is electronic.|
|Sep 24 2014||Record received from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit is electronic.|
|Oct 15 2014||Brief of respondents Bank of America Corporation, et al. filed.|
|Oct 22 2014||Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of The United States of America filed.|
|Oct 22 2014||Brief amici curiae of Retired United States District Judges filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 27 2014||CIRCULATED.|
|Nov 14 2014||Reply of petitioners Ellen Gelboim, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 9 2014||Argued. For petitioners: Thomas C. Goldstein, Bethesda, Md. For respondents: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.|
|Jan 21 2015||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Feb 23 2015||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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