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Pitcairn Properties, Inc. v. LJL 33rd Street Associates, LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on May 19, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-879 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the respondent in this case.

Issue: Whether this Court should adopt a per se rule providing that an arbitrator commits "misconduct . . . in refusing to hear evidence pertinent and material to the controversy" within the meaning of Section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Arbitration Act when an arbitrator excludes the sole relevant and non-cumulative evidence in support of a fact material to the controversy, without a need for the party to show prejudice or bad faith.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 21 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 24, 2014)
Jan 23 2014Waiver of right of respondent LJL 33rd Street Associates, LLC to respond filed.
Feb 26 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 21, 2014.
Mar 4 2014Response Requested . (Due April 3, 2014)
Apr 2 2014Brief of respondent LJL 33rd Street Associates, LLC in opposition filed.
Apr 14 2014Reply of petitioner Pitcairn Properties, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 2, 2014.
Apr 29 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 15, 2014.
May 19 2014Petition DENIED.