2014 Term Petitions of Interest to Business

Title Issue Docket Number USCLC Involvement Solicitor General Involvement Oral Argument Date Vote Majority Opinion
Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation, Inc. Tax Litigation 13-553 None Neither Party Dec 9, 2014 7-2 Scalia
Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc. General Business, Federal Preemption 14-15 Respondent Petitioner Jan 20, 2015 5-4 Scalia
B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc. Intellectual Property 13-352 None Petitioner Dec 2, 2014 7-2 Alito
Baker Botts v. ASARCO General Business 14-103 None Respondent Feb 25, 2015 6-3 Thomas
City of Los Angeles v. Patel Overcriminalization 13-1175 Respondent Petitioner Mar 3, 2015 5-4 Sotomayor
Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. Intellectual Property 13-896 None Petitioner Mar 31, 2015 6-2 Kennedy
Comptroller v. Wynne Tax Litigation 13-485 Respondent Petitioner Nov 12, 2014 5-4 Alito
Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens Class Actions 13-719 Petitioner None Oct 7, 2014 5-4 Ginsburg
Department of Transportation v. Association of American Railroads Jurisdiction & Procedure 13-1080 Respondent Petitioner Dec 8, 2014 9-0 Kennedy
Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl Tax Litigation, Jurisdiction & Procedure 13-1032 Petitioner None Dec 8, 2014 9-0 Thomas
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. Employment 14-86 Respondent Petitioner Feb 25, 2015 8-1 Scalia
Gelboim, et al. v. Bank of America Corporation, et al. Jurisdiction & Procedure 13-1174 Respondent None Dec 9, 2014 9-0 Ginsburg
Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank Intellectual Property 13-1211 None None Dec 3, 2014 9-0 Sotomayor
Horne v. Department of Agriculture (II) General Business 14-275 Petitioner Respondent Apr 22, 2015 8-1 Roberts
Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk et al. Benefits & Compensation 13-433 Petitioner Petitioner Oct 8, 2014 9-0 Thomas
Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. General Business 13-684 None Petitioner Nov 4, 2014 9-0 Scalia
Kellogg Brown & Root Services v. United States ex rel. Carter (II) Government Contracts 12-1497 Petitioner Respondent Jan 13, 2015 9-0 Alito
Kerry v. Din General Business 13-1402 None Petitioner Feb 23, 2015 5-4 Scalia
M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett Labor Relations 13-1010 Petitioner None Nov 10, 2014 9-0 Thomas
Mach Mining v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Administrative Law & Regulatory Litigation 13-1019 Petitioner Respondent Jan 13, 2015 9-0 Kagan
North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Antitrust & Competition Law 13-534 None None Oct 14, 2014 6-3 Kennedy
Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund Securities Law, Capital Markets, & Corporate Governance 13-435 Petitioner None Nov 3, 2014 9-0 Kagan
Oneok Inc. v. Learjet Inc. Federal Preemption, Energy & Environment 13-271 None Respondent Jan 12, 2015 7-2 Breyer
Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association Securities Law, Capital Markets, & Corporate Governance 13-1041 Respondent None Dec 1, 2014 9-0 Sotomayor
Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi v. IndyMac MBS, Inc. Securities Law, Capital Markets, & Corporate Governance, Class Actions 13-640 None None Oct 6, 2014 Dismissed
Reed, Clyde, et al. v. Gilbert, AZ, et al. Free Speech 13-502 None Petitioner Jan 12, 2015 9-0 Thomas
State of Michigan, et al. v. EPA Energy & Environment 14-46, 14-47, 14-49 Petitioner Respondent Mar 25, 2015 5-4 Scalia
T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell General Business 13-975 Petitioner None Nov 10, 2014 6-3 Sotomayor
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc. Intellectual Property 13-854 None None Oct 15, 2014 7-2 Breyer
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. General Business 13-1371 Petitioner None Jan 21, 2015 5-4 Kennedy
Tibble v. Edison International, et al. General Business 13-550 Respondent Petitioner Feb 24, 2015 9-0 Breyer
Wellness International Network, Limited v. Sharif General Business 13-935 None Petitioner Jan 14, 2015 6-3 Sotomayor
Yates v. United States Securities Law, Capital Markets, & Corporate Governance 13-7451 Petitioner Respondent Nov 5, 2014 5-4 Ginsburg
Young v. United Parcel Service Employment 12-1226 Respondent Petitioner Dec 3, 2014 6-3 Breyer