Also Monday, the Supreme Court rejected Alaska's claim to title of submerged land that the federal government has claimed title to since Alaska became a state. The unanimous decision upheld a Special Master's recommendation [PDF report]. Read the Court's opinion [text] in Alaska v. US [Duke Law backgrounder].
Finally, the Supreme Court Monday granted certiorari in Will v. Hallock regarding the res judicata provision of the Federal Trade Commission Act [text]. No other cases were granted cert; Monday's full Order List is here.
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