Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Lee v. Tam. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Ziglar v. Abbasi. Amy Howe has our preview.

Travelers Indemnity v. Bailey, et al.; Common Law Settlement Counsel v. Bailey, et al.

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-295 2d Cir. Mar 30, 2009
Tr.
Jun 18, 2009 7-2 Souter OT 2008

Issue: Whether a federal bankruptcy court can block private lawsuits that seek damages for injury and death due to exposure to asbestos.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on June 18, 2009.

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