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Quality Systems, Inc. v. City of Miami Fire Fighters’ and Police Officers’ Retirement Trust

Case dismissed, pursuant to Rule 46, on November 27, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1056 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2018

Issue: Whether, or in what circumstances, a defendant must admit that non-forward-looking statements are false or misleading, in order to be protected by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act safe-harbor provision for forward-looking statements.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 01 2017Application (17A601) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 28, 2017 to January 26, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Dec 05 2017Application (17A601) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until January 26, 2018.
Jan 26 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 26, 2018)
Feb 08 2018Waiver of right of respondent City of Miami Fire Fighters’ and Police Officers’ Retirement Trust, et al. to respond filed.
Feb 09 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Quality Systems, Inc., et al..
Feb 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/2/2018.
Feb 14 2018Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, City of Miami Fire Fighters’ and Police Officers’ Retirement Trust, et al.
Feb 20 2018Response Requested. (Due March 22, 2018)
Mar 22 2018Brief of respondents City of Miami Fire Fighters’ and Police Officers’ Retirement Trust, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 22 2018Brief amici curiae of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, et al. filed.
Mar 22 2018Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Apr 10 2018Reply of petitioners Quality Systems, Inc., et al. filed.
Apr 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 11 2018Letter of May 11, 2018 from counsel for petitioners received. (Distributed)
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.
May 29 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/31/2018.
Jun 04 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.
Jun 08 2018Letter of June 8, 2018 from counsel for petitioners received. (Distributed)
Jun 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
Jun 18 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
Sep 14 2018Letter of September 14, 2018 from counsel for petitioners received.
Nov 26 2018Stipulation to dismiss the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 46.1 filed.
Nov 27 2018Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.
 
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