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Today's US Supreme Court docket

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in Roell v. Withrow [US SC docket] (consent to assignment of jurisdiction - read backgrounders and predictions from DC appellate litigators Goldstein & Howe and Sam Heldman) and Dow Chemical Co. v. Stevenson [US SC docket] (Agent Orange liability - more from Goldstein & Howe and Sam Heldman). On Dow Chemical, see also Agent Orange Heads to the Supreme Court, a JURIST Forum column by Jay Tidmarsh [faculty profile] of Notre Dame Law School [official website], who served as lead counsel for the United States in the Agent Orange litigation between 1987 and 1989.

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