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Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
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Briefly Noted :

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

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-984 9th Cir. Jan 12, 2009
Tr.
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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