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Limited Liability Company v. Doe

Petition for certiorari denied on June 10, 2013
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-855 N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Is the contract for operation of an interstate business “a contract evidencing a transaction involving commerce” governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA); (2) are arbitration-specific rules under Puerto Rico law that limit an arbitration clause to the subject matter of the underlying agreement and entitle a person to judicial enforcement of discrimination and retaliation claims preempted by the FAA; and (3) should questions of arbitrability be decided by the arbitrator when the parties select commercial arbitration rules that so provide?

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 17 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 11, 2013)
Feb 11 2013Waiver of right of respondent Jane Doe to respond filed.
Feb 13 2013Supplemental brief of petitioners Limited Liability Company, et al. filed.
Feb 20 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 15, 2013.
Mar 1 2013Response Requested . (Due April 1, 2013)
Mar 5 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 1, 2013.
Apr 30 2013Brief of respondent Jane Doe in opposition filed.
May 6 2013Reply of petitioner Limited Liability Company, et al. filed.
May 7 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 23, 2013.
May 28 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 30, 2013.
Jun 3 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 6, 2013.
Jun 10 2013Petition DENIED.