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PATRICK O. OJO, ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. FARMERS GROUP, INC., FIRE UNDERWRITERS ASSOCIATION, FIRE INSURANCE EXCHANGE, FARMERS UNDERWRITERS ASSOCIATION, AND FARMERS INSURANCE EXCHANGE

Oral argument was held on October 14, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 27, 2011. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 6 articles about this case.

June 14, 2011

Texas insurance code allows race neutral credit scoring, justices tell California court

from Southeast Texas Record

The Court has issued opinions:

May 27, 2011

Four decisions, two grants [May 27, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

May 27, 2011

Start with a question about disparate-impact claims for insurance redlining, get two sharp concurrences about legislative history

from SCOTXblog

October 12, 2010

October argument sitting: electronic voting machines, credit scoring, and more

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 8 other cases.

April 16, 2010

Forum-selection clause in favor of foreign parent company; SCOTX formally accepts Ninth Circuit’s certified question [orders of Apr. 16, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

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  • Opinions

    May 27, 2011

    Green
    Jefferson
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Johnson
    Willett
    Guzman
    Lehrmann

    Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, Justice Johnson, Justice Guzman, and Justice Lehrmann joined, and in which Justice Willett joined as to Parts I, II, III.A-B, IV, and V. PDF

    Jefferson

    Chief Justice Jefferson delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

    Willett

    Justice Willett delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

    Court of Appeals

    None

    Trial Court

    None

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2011-07-18 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between May 27, 2011 and July 18, 2011.  
    2011-05-27 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
    2011-05-27 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
    2011-05-27 Opinion issued Certified question answered by the Court
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 27, 2010 and May 27, 2011.  
    2010-10-27 Letter Filed  
    2010-10-26 Letter Filed  
    2010-10-20 Additional citations received. (Appellee in case)  
    2010-10-14 Oral argument  
    2010-09-23 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-09-16 Response to Brief filed (Appellant in case)  
    2010-08-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2010-08-27 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
    2010-08-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2010-07-27 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
    2010-07-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2010-07-16 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2010-07-12 Letter Filed  
    2010-07-07 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
    2010-07-07 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
    2010-07-02 Pro hac vice motion filed  
    2010-07-02 Pro hac vice motion filed  
    2010-06-28 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
    2010-06-22 Reply Brief (Appellant in case)  
    2010-06-07 Brief on the Merits (Appellee in case)  
    2010-05-17 Brief on the Merits (Appellant in case)  
    2010-05-12 Opinion from the Court of Appeals filed.  
    2010-05-04 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
    2010-05-04 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
    2010-05-04 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
    2010-05-04 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
    2010-04-30 Pro hac vice motion filed  
    2010-04-30 Pro hac vice motion filed  
    2010-04-30 Pro hac vice motion filed  
    2010-04-30 Pro hac vice motion filed  
    2010-04-26 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
    2010-04-21 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-04-21 Notice of Appearance  
    2010-04-20 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
    2010-04-20 Pro hac vice motion filed  
    2010-04-16 Certified Question accepted
    2010-04-16 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-04-16 Pro hac vice motion filed  
    2010-04-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2010-04-16 Certified Question disposed Certified Question accepted
    2010-04-13 Document filed (see remarks)  
    2010-04-13 Opinion from the Court of Appeals filed.  
    2010-04-12 Docketing statement filed  
    2010-04-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-04-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-04-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-04-12 Notice requesting filing fee  
    2010-04-12 Document filed (see remarks)  
    2010-04-12 Certified Question filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Ojo, Patrick O.
    Mr. Barrett Stephan Litt
    Mr. John A. Yanchunis
    Mr. James A. Francis
    Mr. John J. Stoia Jr.
    Ms. Jane M. N. Webre
    Mr. Sanford Svetcov
    Mr. Andrew S. Friedman
    Appellant
    Farmers Group, Inc.
    Ms. Allison B. Holcombe
    Ms. Harriet S. Posner
    Mr. Carl Alan Roth
    Mr. Charles W. Schwartz
    Appellee

    Amicus Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Property Casualty Insurers Ass'n of America, American Insurance
    Mr. Craig T. Enoch
     
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