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