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We expect one or more decisions in argued cases on Wednesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at approximately 9:45 The Court also has confirmed that the audiotape of Wednesday’s hearing in King v. Burwell will not be released on that day, but on Friday, as is usual.
Wednesday's live blog will be available here.

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Shandong Linglong Rubber Company, Ltd. v. Tire Engineering & Distribution, LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on January 7, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-444 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Whether, where one or more of the underlying theories of recovery are set aside after trial, a court must vacate the jury’s general verdict (as this Court and five courts of appeals have held) or instead apply a “harmless error” exception (as seven courts of appeals, including the court below, have held); and (2) if such an exception exists, what the standard for determining whether the error is harmless is.

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 9 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 13, 2012)
Nov 13 2012Brief of respondents Tire Engineering & Distribution, LLC, Jordan Fishman, Bearcat Tire A.R.L.,and BCATCO A.R.L. in opposition filed.
Nov 27 2012Reply of petitioners Shandong Linglong Robber Company, Ltd., nka Linglong Group Company Ltd., et al. filed.
Nov 28 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.
Jan 7 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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