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Steelman v. Ernest Bock LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on January 8, 2024
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
23-308 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2023

Issue: Whether a stay of federal proceedings under Colorado River Water Conservation District v. United States is permissible only when a pending state court case will necessarily resolve the federal proceedings however it is decided, or whether a stay is permissible when one of the potential outcomes in state court can completely resolve the case, even if a second potential outcome would leave further issues for federal litigation.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 22 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 26, 2023)
Oct 06 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 26, 2023 to November 25, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 13 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 27, 2023. See Rule 30.1.
Nov 27 2023Brief of respondent Ernest Bock LLC in opposition filed.
Dec 13 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2024.
Dec 13 2023Reply of petitioners Paul Steelman, Individually and as Trustee of the Steelman Asset Protection Trust, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 08 2024Petition DENIED.