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Hall v. Hall

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.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 17 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 24, 2017)
Apr 20 2017Waiver of right of respondents Samuel Hall, Jr. and Hall & Griffith, P.C. to respond filed.
May 09 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 25, 2017.
May 15 2017Response Requested. (Due June 14, 2017)
Jun 14 2017Brief of respondents Samuel Hall, Jr. and Hall & Griffith, P.C. in opposition filed.
Jun 28 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Jul 11 2017Reply 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 2017Petition GRANTED.
Nov 13 2017Brief of petitioner Elsa Hall filed.
Nov 13 2017Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 17 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Dec 13 2017Brief of respondents Samuel Hall, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 18 2017Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit.
Dec 19 2017Brief amici curiae of Retired United States District Judges filed. (Distributed)
Dec 28 2017The record from the U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit is electronic.
Jan 08 2018Reply of petitioner Elsa Hall filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2018Argued. For petitioner: Andrew C. Simpson, Christiansted, V. I. For respondents: Neal K. Katyal, Washington, D. C.
Mar 27 2018Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.