Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday. We will begin live-blogging on Tuesday at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra. Amy Howe has our preview.
Contributions to our online symposium on NIFLA v. Becerra are available at this link.

John Crane, Inc. v. Atwell

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-272 Superior Court of Pennsylvania Not Argued Mar 5, 2012 TBD TBD OT 2011

Issue: Whether the Boiler Inspection Act, 49 U.S.C. § 20701-03 (2006), impliedly preempts the field of locomotive equipment and thereby bars respondents state-law claim?

Judgment: Granted, vacated, remanded in light of Kurns v. Railroad Friction Products on March 5, 2012.

Briefs and Documents

Certiorari-stage documents

Term Snapshot