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On Wednesday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Flowers v. Mississippi; Amy Howe has our preview.

Travelers Indemnity v. Bailey, et al.; Common Law Settlement Counsel v. Bailey, et al.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-295 2d Cir. Mar 30, 2009
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Jun 18, 2009 7-2 Souter OT 2008

Issue: Whether a federal bankruptcy court can block private lawsuits that seek damages for injury and death due to exposure to asbestos.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on June 18, 2009.

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