(ORDER LIST: 552 U.S.)
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2007
ORDER IN PENDING CASE
06-989 HALL STREET ASSOC. V. MATTEL, INC.
The parties are directed to file supplemental briefs
addressing the following questions:
(1) Does authority exist outside the Federal Arbitration Act
(FAA) under which a party to litigation begun without reliance
on the FAA may enforce a provision for judicial review of an
(2) If such authority does exist, did the parties, in agreeing
to arbitrate, rely in whole or part on that authority?
(3) Has petitioner in the course of this litigation waived any
reliance on authority outside the FAA for enforcing the judicial
review provision of the parties' arbitration agreement?
The briefs, not to exceed 6,000 words, are to be filed
simultaneously with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel
on or before 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 27, 2007. Reply briefs,
not to exceed 3,000 words, may be filed with the Clerk and served
upon opposing counsel on or before 2 p.m., Monday, December 3,