Issue: (1) Whether a dispute regarding the proper
interpretation of an “interconnection agreement”
(“ICA”) entered into pursuant to the
Telecommunications Act of 1996 may be brought
directly in federal court without exhausting
administrative remedies in the state public
utilities commission that approved the
agreement; and (2) whether stock in a specific company held in an
individual retirement account (“IRA”) qualifies as
a “mutual or common investment fund” within
the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 455(d)(4)(i), such that
a judge holding stock in a party to a case before
him need not recuse himself if the stock is held in
On Monday the Court issued orders from its February 27 Conference. Two new cases were granted. In case there are opinions, we will be live blogging both Tuesday and Wednesday. This is the second week of the February sitting.
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