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Opalinski v. Robert Half International, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on March 9, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-625 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether, where an arbitration agreement does not expressly refer to class arbitration, the determination of whether class or group arbitration is permitted by the agreement is a question of arbitrability, presumptively for the district court to decide (as the Third and Sixth Circuits have now held), or a question of interpretation and procedure for the arbitrator (as the First, Second, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuits, and numerous district courts have concluded).

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 25 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 29, 2014)
Dec 3 2014Waiver of right of respondents Robert Half International, Inc., et al. to respond filed.
Dec 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Dec 16 2014Response Requested . (Due January 15, 2015)
Dec 30 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 30, 2015.
Jan 30 2015Brief of respondents Robert Half International, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 13 2015Reply of petitioners David Opalinski, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 6, 2015.
Mar 9 2015Petition DENIED.