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Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.
Law Debenture Trust Co. v. Charter Communications, Inc.
Issue: Whether the court of appeals correctly dismissed these bankruptcy appeals as “equitably moot” despite acknowledging the availability of effective relief and, in conflict with other circuits, by applying a presumption of mootness and reviewing the district court’s mootness determination only for abuse of discretion.