|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-1458||9th Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 15|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the respondents in this case.
Issue: Whether California's arbitration-only severability rule is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 3 2015||Application (14A1031) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 10, 2015 to June 10, 2015, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|Apr 8 2015||Application (14A1031) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 10, 2015.|
|Jun 10 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 13, 2015)|
|Jul 1 2015||Waiver of right of respondents Thomas Zaborowski, et al. to respond filed.|
|Jul 10 2015||Brief amici curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation, and The International Association of Defense Counsel filed.|
|Jul 13 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 13 2015||Brief amici curiae of Mary A. Bedikian, Daniel Barnhizer and George T. Roumell, Jr. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 15 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.|
|Jul 23 2015||Response Requested . (Due August 24, 2015)|
|Aug 24 2015||Brief of respondents Thomas Zaborowski, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Sep 8 2015||Reply of petitioners MHN Government Services, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 9 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.|
|Oct 1 2015||Petition GRANTED.|
|Oct 23 2015||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including November 25, 2015.|
|Oct 23 2015||The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 8, 2016.|
|Nov 2 2015||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the respondents.|
|Nov 5 2015||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioners.|
|Nov 25 2015||Joint appendix filed.|
|Nov 25 2015||Brief of petitioners MHN Government Services, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Dec 2 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council filed.|
|Dec 2 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.|
|Dec 2 2015||Brief amicus curiae of The Employers Group filed.|
|Dec 2 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.|
|Dec 2 2015||Brief amici curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation, and The International Association of Defense Counsel filed.|
|Dec 2 2015||Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.|
|Dec 23 2015||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, February 24, 2016|
|Dec 30 2015||The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is further extended to and including January 15, 2016.|
|Jan 7 2016||Letter from counsel for the petitioners received.|
|Jan 7 2016||CASE REMOVED FROM ARGUMENT CALENDAR for Wednesday, February 24, 2016.|
|Apr 8 2016||Motion to dismiss the writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 46 received.|
|Apr 11 2016||Letter of consent to the motion to dismiss the writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 46 received.|
|Apr 12 2016||Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.|
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