World Programming Limited v. SAS Institute Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 1, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1459 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issues: (1) Whether federal or state law governs the respect that must be accorded to the judgment of a foreign court in diversity cases; and (2) whether a district court’s decision on the merits of a claim becomes moot, and must be vacated, if the court of appeals determines that the plaintiff has not proven entitlement to the only remaining relief sought in connection with that claim.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 06 2018Application (17A830) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until April 20, 2018.
Feb 06 2018Application (17A830) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 19, 2018 to April 20, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Apr 20 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 23, 2018)
May 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 23, 2018 to June 22, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
May 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 22, 2018.
May 23 2018Brief amici curiae of Scholars and Practitioners filed.
Jun 22 2018Brief of respondent SAS Institute, Inc. in opposition filed.
Jul 09 2018Reply of petitioner World Programming Limited filed.
Jul 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Oct 01 2018Petition DENIED.
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