Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

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
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Jun 8, 2009 9-0 Thomas OT 2008
 
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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.

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

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