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St. John v. Jones

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-554 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, or in what circumstances, a court may approve a settlement as “fair, reasonable, and adequate” under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(e)(2) when it pays a substantial cy pres award to third parties from the settlement fund.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 03 2022Application (22A395) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 14, 2022 to December 14, 2022, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Nov 07 2022Application (22A395) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until December 14, 2022.
Dec 14 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 17, 2023)
Jan 04 2023Motion or respondents Lisa Jones, et al. to extend the time to file a response from January 17, 2023 to February 16, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 04 2023Motion of respondent Monsanto Company to extend the time to file a response from January 17, 2023 to February 16, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 05 2023The motions to extend the time to file responses are granted and the time is extended to and including February 16, 2023, for all respondents.
Jan 17 2023Brief amicus curiae of Manhattan Institute filed (also in 22-566). VIDED.
Jan 17 2023Brief amici curiae of Montana, et al. filed.
Jan 17 2023Brief amicus curiae of Center for American Liberty filed.
Jan 17 2023Brief amicus curiae of The Buckeye Institute filed.