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Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.
Cluck v. Union Pacific Railroad Company
Petition for certiorari denied on January 14, 2013
Issue: Whether, to establish liability under the Federal
Employer’s Liability Act (“FELA,” 45 U.S.C.
§ 51, et seq.) a plaintiff must prove that
a co-employee’s specific negligent act was
intended to further the employer’s business.