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Morning Docket: 12.04.23

* Could it be that originalism revolves around blatant historical falsehoods? Yes, don't be silly, of course it is. [Politico] * Supreme Court eyes blowing up tax law while it’s at it. [Bloomberg Law News] * Judge characterizes Google’s tactics as deeply

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The morning read for Monday, December 4

The court will hear oral argument in Harrington v. Purdue Pharma L.P. this morning, the bankruptcy case of OxyContin maker Purdue. Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Co

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Opioid maker Purdue’s bankruptcy case comes before Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Monday in one of the highest-profile bankruptcies in recent memory: Harrington v. Purdue Pharma, a challenge to the approval by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit of a multi-billion-dollar bankruptc

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Justices to review novel bankruptcy maneuver in public harms litigation

Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy deal, which will reach the Supreme Court for oral argument on Monday, is just one of many examples of recent unorthodox civil procedure maneuvers in public harms litigation. From the Catholic Diocese and Boy Scouts in their resp

logo.png  By IG  Dec 3, 2023