Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

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
 
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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.

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

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