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Supreme Court Olympic Airways stay

[JURIST] Early on Wednesday the US Supreme Court, per Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, granted a temporary stay of a US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judgment [PDF opinion] that would have required Greek Olympic Airways to pay $1.4 million to the heirs of an asthmatic man who had died after inhaling second hand smoke on a long international flight. CNN has more. The stay Order is not yet available online.

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