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Old Republic Home Protection Co. v. Sparks

Petition for certiorari denied on December 7, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-237 Okla. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether, in a case involving interstate commerce and a written contract with an arbitration provision that expressly requires application of the Federal Arbitration Act, a state arbitration statute that by its terms “shall not apply to . . . contracts which reference insurance” (a) qualifies as a “law enacted by [a] State for the purpose of regulating the business of insurance” under the McCarran–Ferguson Act, and (b) can support reverse preemption of the FAA based on an asserted impairment of such a state law.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 25 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 28, 2020)
Sep 22 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 28, 2020 to October 28, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 28, 2020.
Oct 28 2020Brief of respondents Willia Sparks, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 12 2020Reply of petitioner Old Republic Home Protection Company, Inc. filed.
Nov 17 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.
Dec 07 2020Petition DENIED.