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Kansas v. Colorado

Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
105 Orig Dec 1, 2008
Tr.
Mar 9, 2009 9-0 Alito OT 2008

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.

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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