|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-1450||W.D. Ark.||Jan 7, 2013||Mar 19, 2013||9-0||Breyer||OT 2012|
Holding: The stipulation in this case that the class would seek less than five million dollars in damages, which was intended to establish the amount of damages in controversy, does not defeat federal jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Breyer on March 19, 2013.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 30 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 2, 2012)|
|Jun 29 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Center for Class Action Fairness filed.|
|Jul 2 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.|
|Jul 2 2012||Brief of respondent Greg Knowles in opposition filed.|
|Jul 16 2012||Reply of petitioner The Standard Fire Insurance Company filed.|
|Jul 18 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.|
|Aug 31 2012||Petition GRANTED.|
|Sep 26 2012||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 22, 2012.|
|Sep 26 2012||The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 28, 2012.|
|Oct 19 2012||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent|
|Oct 22 2012||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received)|
|Oct 22 2012||Brief of petitioner The Standard Fire Insurance Company filed.|
|Oct 23 2012||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Oct 26 2012||Brief amici curiae of Professors E. Donald Elliott and John J. Watkins filed.|
|Oct 28 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Manufacturers filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amici curiae of 21st Century Casualty Company, et al. filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amici curiae of Alabama, et al. filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Defense Research Institute filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amici curiae of Manufactured Housing Institute, et al. filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Partnership for America filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Center for Class Action Fairness filed.|
|Oct 31 2012||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 7, 2013.|
|Nov 16 2012||CIRCULATED.|
|Nov 20 2012||Record received from U.S.C.A. for Eight Circuit. (1 envelope)|
|Nov 20 2012||Record from U.S.D.C. for Western District of Arkansas is electronic.|
|Nov 28 2012||Brief of respondent Greg Knowles filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 4 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 5 2012||Brief amici curiae of Arkansas, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 5 2012||Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 19 2012||Reply of petitioner The Standard Fire Insurance Company filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 7 2013||Argued. For petitioner: Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Los Angeles, Cal. For respondent: David C. Frederick, Washington, D. C.|
|Mar 19 2013||Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Apr 22 2013||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
|Jun 18 2013||Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 8th Circuit.|
NEW shadow-docket case: New York landlords ask SCOTUS for an emergency order to prevent the state from continuing to enforce its COVID-related eviction moratorium. They say the moratorium "runs roughshod" over their constitutional rights.
Filing here: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/21A8-1.pdf
New on the shadow docket: Florida seeks an emergency order blocking CDC policies that substantially limit cruise ships from sailing.
Florida asks #SCOTUS to block, pending appeal, CDC restrictions imposed on cruise industry b/c of COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/21A5.pdf
NEW: Mississippi formally asks the Supreme Court to overturn its landmark abortion case, Roe v. Wade, in latest court filing. https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/19/19-1392/184703/20210722161332385_19-1392BriefForPetitioners.pdf
Biden’s SCOTUS reform commission met yesterday and discussed several reform ideas including adding justices and adopting a formal code of ethics.
Term limits emerged as a popular idea. But how to implement it — via statute or constitutional amendment?
Term limits emerge as popular proposal at latest meeting of court-reform commission - SCOTUSblog
The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court reconvened on Tuesday to hear from a new set of experts on vari...
I really enjoyed getting to chat with the incomparable @AHoweBlogger about (1) why #SCOTUS's "shadow docket" *is* a big deal; (2) why it's so hard to figure out how to include it in broader assessments of the Justices' work; and (3) some possible ways to include it going forward. https://twitter.com/SCOTUSblog/status/1417545384314949635
How do you solve a problem like the shadow docket? @steve_vladeck has some thoughts and shared them with @AHoweBlogger in the latest SCOTUStalk.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.