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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.
First Unum Life Insurance Company v. Bilyeu
Petition for certiorari denied on February 19, 2013
Issue: Whether the Ninth Circuit correctly held that an equitable lien by agreement cannot be enforced under Section 502(a)(3) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act if, after the lien attaches, the defendant dissipates the sought-after fund.