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Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for Dupont Savings

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-636 5th Cir. Oct 7, 2008
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Jan 26, 2009 9-0 Souter OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether ERISA’s Qualified Domestic Relations Order provision is the only valid way a divorcing spouse can waive her right to receive her ex-husband’s pension benefits under ERISA.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on January 26, 2009.

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