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West Virginia ex rel. U-Haul Co. of West Virginia v. Zakaib

Petition for certiorari denied on October 6, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1306 W. Va. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals violated the Federal Arbitration Act’s severability rule by refusing to enforce an arbitration clause on the basis of a challenge that was not directed specifically to that clause.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 5 2014Application (13A809) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 24, 2014 to April 25, 2014, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Feb 6 2014Application (13A809) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until April 25, 2014.
Apr 24 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 29, 2014)
May 8 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 30, 2014.
Jun 30 2014Brief of respondent Paul Zakaib, Jr., Judge, Circuit Court of West Virginia, Kanawha County, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Jul 17 2014Reply of petitioner West Virginia, ex rel. U-Haul Co. of West Virginia filed. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2014Petition DENIED.
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