In previous years, the Court released ... (click to view)
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 -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.
Issue: Whether 11 U.S.C. § 106 abrogates sovereign immunity for claims of emotional distress damages against the government for violations of the automatic stay under 11 U.S.C. § 362, and the discharge injunction under 11 U.S.C. § 524.
Proceedings and Orders
Jun 21 2012
Application (11A1231) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 16, 2012 to September 14, 2012, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Jun 22 2012
Application (11A1231) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until September 14, 2012.