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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.

Sebelius v. Cloer

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12-236 Fed. Cir. Mar 19, 2013
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May 20, 2013 9-0 Sotomayor OT 2012
 
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Holding: An untimely National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act petition may qualify for an award of attorney’s fees if it is filed in good faith and there is a reasonable basis for its claim.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on May 20, 2013. Justice Scalia and Justice Thomas do not join as to Part II-B.

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Holding: An untimely National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act petition may qualify for an award of attorney’s fees if it is filed in good faith and there is a reasonable basis for its claim.   JudgmentAffirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on May 20, 2013. Justice Scalia and Justice Thomas do not join as to Part II-B.
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