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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.
Continental Insurance Co. v. Thorpe Insulation Co.
Issue: Whether Congress intended to make an exception to the Federal Arbitration Act for claims arising in bankruptcy proceedings in view of an inherent conflict between arbitration and the underlying purposes of the Bankruptcy Code.