Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Michigan Workers’ Compensation Agency v. Ace American Insurance Co.
Issue(s): (1) Whether a bankruptcy court’s exercise of its in rem jurisdiction categorically abrogates state sovereign immunity, regardless of the governmental unit’s role in the particular bankruptcy proceeding; and (2) whether the Bankruptcy Code’s abrogation of sovereign immunity extends to a state-law statutory claim that does not involve the discharged debtor.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Matthew Bush, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (May. 25, 2012, 11:30 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/05/petition-of-the-day-292/