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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.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
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Hamilton v. Lanning

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-998 10th Cir. Mar 22, 2010
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Jun 7, 2010 8-1 Alito OT 2009

Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the respondent in this case.

Holding: The Court held that a debtor œprojected income refers to future calculations based on actual income rather than those based on past income over a period of years.

Judgment: Affirmed, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 7, 2010. Justice Scalia dissented.

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