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On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership v. Clark. Ronald Mann has our preview.

US v. Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-308 Fed. Cir. Mar 24, 2008
Apr 15, 2008 TBD Roberts OT 2007
 
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Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the respondents in this case.

Issue: Whether a coal company that did not meet the Tucker Act statute of limitations may seek a tax refund (with interest) directly under the Export Clause of the Constitution.

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Judgment: Reversed, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on April 15, 2008.

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