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On Monday at 9:30 a.m., the court is expected to release orders from the February 21 conference. At 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in U.S. Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association. Click to read our preview from Noah Sachs.
On Monday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Opati v. Sudan. Click to read our preview from Amy Howe.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, there is a possibility of opinions at 10:00 a.m.

Kansas v. Colorado

Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
105 Orig Dec 1, 2008
Tr.
Mar 9, 2009 9-0 Alito OT 2008

Issue: Whether 18 U.S.C. § 1821(b), which limits expert witness fees to $40 per day, applies to cases arising under the Supreme Court’s original jurisdiction.

Judgment: Decided, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on March 9, 2009. Chief Justice Roberts filed a concurring opinion, in which Justice Souter joined.

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