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  Item I:  A few people have contacted the NAAFA office saying officials from American Family are suggesting the case is over and AmFam has won. The case is not over. The plaintiffs have filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking for a review. AmFam's response to the petition is due on October 25. The plaintiffs will then have 14 days to file a reply brief. The Supreme Court could make a decision to grant the petition and hear in the case as early as December of this year. The plaintiffs (agents) are excited because the Stanford Law School Supreme Court Litigation Clinic has agreed to represent the agents on the appeal to the Supreme Court.

Remember, although Jammal won in the district court, AmFam won in appellate court on appeal. Because the plaintiffs believe the appellate decision caused a circuit split, Judge Nugent stayed the district court case pending a decision by the Supreme Court. So there is no winner until word comes from the Supreme Court. Of course, NAAFA members have been kept up-to-date on these and other issues through the Directly to Members…Directly from NAAFA column on the member-side of www.NAAFA.com

Read the petition filed by the plaintiffs with the US Supreme Court on August 22nd by clicking on the link in Item II and read American Family's response in by clicking on the link in Item III..  10/28/2019


UPDATE:    NEW —  Item IV

     Item II:   Plaintiffs Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
     Item III:  Respondents (American Family) Brief in Opposition

     Item IV:  Plaintiff's Rebuttal to AmFam's Brief in Opposition -- 11/13/2019
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