Issue: Whether an employee who suffered a physical injury in the workplace asserts an injury to “business or property” within the meaning of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), 18 U.S.C. § 1964(c), by alleging that the employee was denied workers’ compensation benefits for the physical injury or that the employee’s ability to pursue a benefits claim stemming from the physical injury was impaired.
Proceedings and Orders
Sep 4 2012
Application (12A224) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 17, 2012 to November 16, 2012, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 5 2012
Application (12A224) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until November 16, 2012.
On Friday the Court granted two new cases from its January 23 Conference. Lyle covered those orders here. On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect additional orders from the January 23 Conference, as well as one or more opinions in argued cases at 10:00. We will be live-blogging here.
King v. Burwell Availability of federal tax subsidies to individuals who purchase health insurance on an exchange operated by the federal government
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Sigma Delta Chi
Awarded the Sigma Delta Chi deadline reporting award for online coverage of the Affordable Care Act decision.
National Press Club Award
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Silver Gavel Award
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