Decided

No. 16-466

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County, et al.

from the Supreme Court of California

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

MANDATE ISSUED.

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Kagan, and Gorsuch, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion.

Argued. For petitioner: Neal K. Katyal, Washington, D. C.; and Rachel P. Kovner, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Thomas C. Goldstein, Bethesda, Md.

Reply of petitioner Bristol-Myers Squibb Company filed. (Distributed)

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.

Reply of Acting Solicitor General to respondents' response to motion filed.

Response of respondents to motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amici curiae of Professors of Civil Procedure and Federal Courts filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Civil Procedure Professors filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Public Justice, P.C. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of The American Association for Justice filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of California Constitution Center filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Attorneys Information Exchange Group filed. (Distributed)

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Center for Auto Safety filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V., et al.

Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed out of time by MoneyMutual LLP.

Brief amici curiae of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Texas Association of Broadcasters filed.

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.

Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of GlaxoSmithKline LLC filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.

Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.

Record received from the Supreme Court of California (1 box).

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)

Brief of petitioner Bristol-Myers Squibb Company filed.

Record requested from the Supreme Court of California.

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Respondents.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Petitioner.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 19, 2017.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.

Reply of petitioner Bristol-Myers Squibb Company filed.

Brief of respondents Superior Court of California, San Francisco County, et al. in opposition filed.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 9, 2016.

Brief amicus curiae of GlaxoSmithKline, LLC filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.

Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner and counsel for the respondents.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 10, 2016)

Parties

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Petitioner, represented by Neal Kumar Katyal

Superior Court of California, San Francisco County, et al., Respondent, represented by Thomas C. Goldstein

Amici Curiae

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brent M. Rosenthal

Atlantic Legal Foundation, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Martin S. Kaufman

Attorneys Information Exchange Group, Amicus Curiae, represented by John Blaise Gsanger

California Constitution Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by Erik S. Jaffe

Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew J. Pincus

Civil Procedure Professors, Amicus Curiae, represented by Pamela Karten Bookman

DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, Amicus Curiae, represented by Lawrence S. Ebner

GlaxoSmithKline LLC, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey S. Bucholtz

MoneyMutual LLP, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan S. Massey

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark Haddad

Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Joel Gerard Pieper

Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Alan E. Untereiner

Professors of Civil Procedure and Federal Courts, Amicus Curiae, represented by Allan Ides

Public Justice, P.C., Amicus Curiae, represented by Louis M. Bograd

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Texas Association of Broadcasters, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas S. Leatherbury

The American Association for Justice, Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert S. Peck

The Center for Auto Safety, Amicus Curiae, represented by Larry Coben

the United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey B. Wall

TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by David C. Frederick

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Rachel Peter Kovner

Washington Legal Foundation, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Richard A. Samp

 
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