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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell. Amy Howe has our preview.

U.S. ex rel. Eisenstein v. City of New York

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-660 2d Cir. Apr 21, 2009
Tr.
Jun 8, 2009 9-0 Thomas OT 2008

Issue: Whether the 30-day time limit in Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a)(1)(A) for filing a notice of appeal, or the 60-day time limit in Rule 4(a)(1)(B), applies to a qui tam action under the False Claims Act.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on June 8, 2009.

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