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Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Sprint Communications v. APCC Services

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07-552 D.C. Cir. Apr 21, 2008
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Jun 23, 2008 TBD Breyer OT 2007

Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether a plaintiff assigned the right to pursue a legal claim, but which stands to gain no proceeds from the outcome of the litigation, has established standing under Article III.

Judgment: Affirmed, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on June 23, 2008.

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