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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.

Kansas v. Colorado

Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
105 Orig Dec 1, 2008
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Mar 9, 2009 9-0 Alito OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether 18 U.S.C. § 1821(b), which limits expert witness fees to $40 per day, applies to cases arising under the Supreme Court’s original jurisdiction.

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Judgment: Decided, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on March 9, 2009. Chief Justice Roberts filed a concurring opinion, in which Justice Souter joined.

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