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Smith v. Aegon Companies Pension Plan

Petition for certiorari denied on January 11, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-1168 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether ERISA’s special venue provision, § 1132(e)(2), and a plaintiff’s choice of venue under that provision, may be abrogated by a more restrictive venue-selection clause in an ERISA plan. CVSG: 11/27/2015.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 22 2014Application (14A682) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 12, 2015 to February 11, 2015, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Dec 29 2014Application (14A682) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until February 11, 2015.
Jan 27 2015Application (14A682) to extend further the time from February 11, 2015 to March 13, 2015, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jan 30 2015Application (14A682) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until March 13, 2015.
Mar 13 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 23, 2015)
Apr 23 2015Brief of respondent Aegon Companies Pension Plan in opposition filed.
May 11 2015Reply of petitioner Roger L. Smith filed. (Distributed)
May 12 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 28, 2015.
Jun 1 2015The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Nov 25 2015Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Dec 3 2015Supplemental brief of respondent in response to amicus curiae brief of the United States filed.
Dec 8 2015Supplemental brief of petitioner Roger L. Smith filed. (Distributed)
Dec 9 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.
Jan 11 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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