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Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

John Crane, Inc. v. Atwell

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-272 Superior Court of Pennsylvania Not Argued Mar 5, 2012 TBD TBD OT 2011

Issue: Whether the Boiler Inspection Act, 49 U.S.C. § 20701-03 (2006), impliedly preempts the field of locomotive equipment and thereby bars respondents state-law claim?

Judgment: Granted, vacated, remanded in light of Kurns v. Railroad Friction Products on March 5, 2012.

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