|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-1150||3d Cir.||Jan 16, 2018||Mar 27, 2018||9-0||Roberts||OT 2017|
Holding: When one of several cases consolidated under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 42(a) is finally decided, that decision confers upon the losing party the immediate right to appeal, regardless of whether any of the other consolidated cases remain pending.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on March 27, 2018.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 17 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 24, 2017)|
|Apr 20 2017||Waiver of right of respondents Samuel Hall, Jr. and Hall & Griffith, P.C. to respond filed.|
|May 09 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 25, 2017.|
|May 15 2017||Response Requested. (Due June 14, 2017)|
|Jun 14 2017||Brief of respondents Samuel Hall, Jr. and Hall & Griffith, P.C. in opposition filed.|
|Jun 28 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.|
|Jul 11 2017||Reply of petitioner Elsa Hall, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Ethlyn Louise Hall and as Successor Trustee of the Ethlyn Louise Hall Family Trust filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 28 2017||Petition GRANTED.|
|Nov 13 2017||Brief of petitioner Elsa Hall filed.|
|Nov 13 2017||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)|
|Nov 17 2017||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, January 16, 2018|
|Nov 22 2017||CIRCULATED|
|Dec 13 2017||Brief of respondents Samuel Hall, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 18 2017||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit.|
|Dec 19 2017||Brief amici curiae of Retired United States District Judges filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 28 2017||The record from the U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit is electronic.|
|Jan 08 2018||Reply of petitioner Elsa Hall filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 16 2018||Argued. For petitioner: Andrew C. Simpson, Christiansted, V. I. For respondents: Neal K. Katyal, Washington, D. C.|
|Mar 27 2018||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Apr 30 2018||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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