Editor's Note :

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.

U.S. ex rel. Eisenstein v. City of New York

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-660 2d Cir. Apr 21, 2009
Tr.
Jun 8, 2009 9-0 Thomas OT 2008

Issue: Whether the 30-day time limit in Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a)(1)(A) for filing a notice of appeal, or the 60-day time limit in Rule 4(a)(1)(B), applies to a qui tam action under the False Claims Act.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on June 8, 2009.

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