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AU Optronics Corporation v. South Carolina

Petition for certiorari denied on January 21, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-911 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether the citizenship of the persons on whose behalf monetary relief claims are brought by a state may satisfy the Class Action Fairness Act's minimal diversity requirement as set forth in 28 U.S.C. § 1332(d)(2)(A)-(C) and (d)(1)(D) for purposes of CAFA mass action jurisdiction even if those persons are not named plaintiffs.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 23 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 25, 2013)
Feb 25 2013Brief of respondent South Carolina in opposition filed.
Mar 5 2013Reply of petitioners AU Optronics Corporation, et al. filed.
Mar 6 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 22, 2013.
May 7 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 23, 2013.
Jan 14 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 17, 2014.
Jan 21 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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