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Sprint Communications v. APCC Services

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-552 D.C. Cir. Apr 21, 2008
Tr.Aud.
Jun 23, 2008 5-4 Breyer OT 2007

Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the petitioner in this case.

Holding: An assignee of a legal claim for money owed has standing to pursue that claim in federal court, even when the assignee has promised to remit the proceeds of the litigation to the assignor.

Judgment: Affirmed, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on June 23, 2008. Chief Justice Roberts filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito joined.

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