Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Coeur Alaska, Inc. v. Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, et al. and Alaska v. Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, et al.

Consolidated with:

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-984 9th Cir. Jan 12, 2009
Jun 22, 2009 6-3 Kennedy OT 2008

Issue: Whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may not issue a permit for discharge of fill material otherwise subject to effluent limitations under Sections 301 or 306 of the Clean Water Act.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on June 22, 2009.

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