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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 29. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Turner v. United States. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Honeycutt v. United States. Rory Little has our preview.

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
 
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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?

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

CVSG Information

Invited: November 1, 2010

Filed: May 6, 2011 (Grant)

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