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Editor's Note :
On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the April 18 Conference. On both Tuesday and Wednesday we expect one or more decisions in argued cases; we will be live blogging both days beginning at 9:45 a.m.
Issue: (1) Whether 23 U.S.C. § 409, which prohibits the
evidentiary use of reports “compiled or collected for
the purpose of identifying, evaluating or planning”
safety enhancements “pursuant to” three federal
highway programs, bars the admission of National
Crossing Inventory reports and railroad accident
reports collected from railroads by the Federal
Railroad Administration for the purpose of
identifying railroad crossings in need of safety
enhancements; and (2) whether 49 U.S.C. § 20903, which prohibits
the evidentiary use of a federally mandated railroad
accident report in an action “for damages resulting
from a matter mentioned in the report,” bars the
admission of reports of accidents at a railroad
crossing in a tort suit arising out of an accident at the
In this five-part interview, Orin Kerr of the George Washington University Law School discusses his background in mechanical engineering and the law; clerking for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and Judge Leonard I. Garth of the Third Circuit; working in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Department of Justice; and teaching law. Kerr talks about how […]
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