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Court holds disparate fees in business bankruptcy cases unconstitutional

The justices took the easy and simple path in Siegel v. Fitzgerald, unanimously agreeing on Monday that a statute that imposes higher fees on bankruptcy filers in 48 states than in the other two states is so far from “uniform” that it transgresses the Con

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Justices will analyze statute of limitations in Quiet Title Act

The Supreme Court on Monday morning added one new case to its docket for the 2022-23 term, a technical dispute over the binding nature of the statute of limitations for a federal property law. The justices also invited the federal government to submit its

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Justices validate states’ right to take tort recoveries from Medicaid beneficiaries

The Supreme Court on Monday resolved a narrow question of statutory interpretation under the Medicaid Act and expanded the ability of states to recoup health care costs from accident victims. The court held that a state Medicaid program seeking to reimbur

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Announcement of orders and opinions for Monday, June 6

On Monday, June 6, we will be live blogging as the court releases orders from the June 2 conference and opinions in one or more argued cases from the current term. Click here for a list of FAQs about opinion announcements.  The post Announcement of

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