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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 -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.
Louisiana Public Service Commission v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Issue: Whether the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) may refuse to examine the unduly discriminatory consequences of a wholly owned company’s withdrawal from a FERC imposed remedy adopted to eliminate undue discrimination on the facilities owned by six of Entergy’s subsidiary operating companies that serve customers in four states, but which are operated as a single integrated system, based solely on a provision of the Entergy affiliate tariff that permits withdrawal.