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Schulman v. LexisNexis Risk and Information Analytics Group, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1420 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: Whether, in a class action settlement providing injunctive relief not authorized by statute and releasing or impairing the money-damages claims of absent or objecting members, class certification under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(2) and the denial of the right to opt out as to the damages claims violate Rule 23 or the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 15 2016Application (15A955) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 3, 2016 to May 19, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Mar 16 2016Application (15A955) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 19, 2016.
May 19 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 22, 2016)
Jun 16 2016Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.
Jun 22 2016Waiver of right of respondents LexisNexis Risk and Information Analytics Group, Inc., et al. to respond filed.
Jun 22 2016Waiver of right of respondents Gregory Thomas Berry, Summer Darbonne; Rickey Millen; Shamoon Saeed' Arthur B. Hernandez; Erika Godfrey & Timothy Otten to respond filed.
Jul 6 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Jul 21 2016Response Requested . (Due August 22, 2016)
Aug 22 2016Brief of respondent Gregory Thomas Berry in opposition filed.
Aug 22 2016Brief of respondents LexisNexis Risk and Information Analytics Group, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Sep 8 2016Reply of petitioner Adam E. Schulman filed. (Distributed)
Oct 3 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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