Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

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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