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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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