Editor's Note :

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.

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
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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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