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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. New Mexico, ex rel. Balderas

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-293 N.M. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the federal government or a state government, as the real party in interest in a qui tam action brought in its name and litigated to judgment with its full knowledge, is bound by a final judgment on the merits when that government has declined to intervene; and (2) whether a state court may establish a novel “public policy” exception to the res judicata effect of a concededly final federal judgment when that exception runs to the exclusive benefit of a single party, the government.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 03 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 8, 2020)
Sep 17 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 8, 2020 to November 5, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 18 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 5, 2020.
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