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Retzlaff v. Van Dyke

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1272 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether under the doctrine of Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins, state anti-SLAPP (Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation) statutes apply in federal diversity cases, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 2nd and 9th Circuits hold, or do not apply, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th, 10th, 11th and District of Columbia Circuits hold.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 12 2020Application (19A930) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 4, 2020 to April 3, 2020, submitted to Justice Alito.
Feb 21 2020Application (19A930) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until April 3, 2020.
May 04 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 8, 2020)
May 22 2020Waiver of right of respondent Jason Lee Van Dyke to respond filed.
May 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.
 
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