Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the April 21 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Davila v. Davis. Steve Vladeck has our preview.

Michigan Workers’ Compensation Agency v. Ace American Insurance Co.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 25, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1229 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether a bankruptcy court’s exercise of its in rem jurisdiction categorically abrogates state sovereign immunity, regardless of the governmental unit’s role in the particular bankruptcy proceeding; and (2) whether the Bankruptcy Code’s abrogation of sovereign immunity extends to a state-law statutory claim that does not involve the discharged debtor.

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