Issue: Whether a court has the inherent authority to
impose monetary sanctions against the government
despite the doctrine of sovereign immunity, when the
government acts in bad faith by making
misrepresentations to the court and by violating and
ignoring the terms of an otherwise valid and
enforceable court order.
On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the October 17 Conference. We do not expect any decisions on the merits but will report promptly on any orders. The Court's next Conference is scheduled for October 31. The November sitting begins November 3.