|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Federal Arbitration Act preempts a state-law rule holding that an arbitration agreement is unenforceable unless it affirmatively explains that the contracting party is waiving the right to sue in court.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 8 2014||Application (14A605) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 22, 2014 to January 21, 2015, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Dec 12 2014||Application (14A605) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until January 21, 2015.|
|Jan 21 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 23, 2015)|
|Feb 13 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 25, 2015.|
|Feb 23 2015||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.|
|Feb 23 2015||Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.|
|Feb 23 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.|
|Mar 19 2015||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 24, 2015.|
|Apr 10 2015||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 1, 2015.|
|May 1 2015||Brief of respondent Patricia Atalese in opposition filed.|
|May 18 2015||Reply of petitioner U.S. Legal Services Group, L.P. filed.|
|May 19 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 4, 2015.|
|Jun 8 2015||Petition DENIED.|
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