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Wells Fargo Bank v. Gutierrez

Petition for certiorari denied on April 4, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-1230 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether a federal court may certify a class under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, and award monetary relief to all class members, even though the class includes individuals who were not harmed by the challenged conduct and could not have prevailed in an individual action.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 23 2015Application (14A887) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 11, 2015 to April 10, 2015, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Feb 24 2015Application (14A887) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until April 10, 2015.
Apr 10 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 14, 2015)
Apr 23 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 12, 2015.
May 14 2015Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
May 14 2015Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Jun 12 2015Brief of respondents Veronica Gutierrez, et al., Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated in opposition filed.
Jun 26 2015Reply of petitioner Wells Fargo Bank, NA filed.
Jul 1 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Aug 21 2015Supplemental brief of petitioner Wells Fargo Bank, NA filed. (Distributed)
Aug 25 2015Supplemental brief of respondents in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 25, 2016.
Mar 23 2016Second supplemental brief of petitioner Wells Fargo Bank, NA filed. (Distributed)
Mar 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 1, 2016.
Apr 4 2016Petition DENIED.