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Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.
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.