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Southwest Airlines Co. v. Saxon

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-309 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issue: Whether workers who load or unload goods from vehicles that travel in interstate commerce, but do not physically transport such goods themselves, are interstate “transportation workers” exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 27 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 30, 2021)
Sep 08 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 30, 2021 to November 1, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 09 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 1, 2021.
Sep 27 2021Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Sep 30 2021Brief amicus curiae of Airlines for America filed.
Nov 01 2021Brief of respondent Latrice Saxon in opposition filed.
Nov 15 2021Reply of petitioner Southwest Airlines Co. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 16 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/3/2021.
Dec 06 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/10/2021.
Dec 10 2021Petition GRANTED. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jan 18 2022Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Southwest Airlines Co.